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Definition of "feathers" []

  • Plural form of feather. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."