unfeathered

adjective
un·​feathered | \ "+ \

Definition of unfeathered

1a : having no plumage unfeathered legs of the Orpington : unfledged the unfeathered brood
b : plucked an unfeathered goose
2 : not fully developed : callow that unfeathered, two-legg'd thing, a son— John Dryden
3 : not equipped with feathers unfeathered arrows

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History and Etymology for unfeathered

un- entry 1 + feathered, past participle of feather

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“Unfeathered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfeathered. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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