cock feather

noun

Definition of cock feather

: the feather of an arrow that is at right angles to the nock — compare hen feather

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History and Etymology for cock feather

probably from cock entry 3

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“Cock feather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cock%20feather. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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