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feather

 
Noun feather has 2 senses
  1. feather, plume, plumage - the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    --1 is a kind of body covering; animal material
    --1 is a part of bird
    --1 has parts: vane, web; quill, calamus, shaft
    --1 has substances: keratin, ceratin; melanin
    --1 has particulars:
     down, down feather; aftershaft; contour feather; bastard wing, alula, spurious wing; marabou; hackle; flight feather, pinion, quill, quill feather; scapular
    Derived forms: verb feather2, verb feather5
  2. feather, feathering - turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    --2 is a kind of rotation, rotary motion
    --2 is a part of rowing, row
    Derived forms: verb feather3, verb feather4
Verb feather has 5 senses
  1. feather - join tongue and groove, in carpentry
    --1 is one way to
    join, conjoin
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. feather - cover or fit with feathers
    --2 is one way to
    cover
    Derived form: noun feather1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. feather, square - turn the paddle; in canoeing
    --3 is one way to paddle
    Derived form: noun feather2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. feather, square - turn the oar, while rowing
    --4 is one way to row
    Derived forms: noun feather2, noun feathering1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. fledge, feather - grow feathers; "The young sparrows are fledging already"
    --5 is one way to grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Derived form: noun feather1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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