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Use "feathers" in a sentence
"_Pin feathers_ are small unformed feathers that do not pull out with the larger ones."
"The feathers of the African species, however, are far less beautiful and valuable than those from the tail of the adjutant; and it is these last that are really best known as _marabout feathers_, in consequence of the mistake made by"
"The naked vulture neck with its pouch-like appendage of brick-red hue; the silken feathers of bluish white under the tail -- those precious plumes well-known and worn by the ladies of many lands under the appellation of _marabout feathers_ -- all were recognised at a glance."