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feathering

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noun feath·er·ing \ˈfeth-riŋ, ˈfe-thər-iŋ\

Definition of feathering

  1. 1 :  a covering of feathers :  plumage

  2. 2 :  a fringe of hair (as on the legs of a dog) — see dog illustration



1721

First Known Use of feathering

1721



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