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4 definitions found
 for Feathered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feather \Feath"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Feathered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Feathering.]
     1. To furnish with a feather or feathers, as an arrow or a
        cap.
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              An eagle had the ill hap to be struck with an arrow
              feathered from her own wing.          --L'Estrange.
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     2. To adorn, as with feathers; to fringe.
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              A few birches and oaks still feathered the narrow
              ravines.                              --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     3. To render light as a feather; to give wings to.[R.]
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              The Polonian story perhaps may feather some tedious
              hours.                                --Loveday.
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     4. To enrich; to exalt; to benefit.
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              They stuck not to say that the king cared not to
              plume his nobility and people to feather himself.
                                                    --Bacon.
        --Dryden.
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     5. To tread, as a cock. --Dryden.
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     To feather one's nest, to provide for one's self especially
        from property belonging to another, confided to one's
        care; -- an expression taken from the practice of birds
        which collect feathers for the lining of their nests.
  
     To feather an oar (Naut), to turn it when it leaves the
        water so that the blade will be horizontal and offer the
        least resistance to air while reaching for another stroke.
        
  
     To tar and feather a person, to smear him with tar and
        cover him with feathers, as a punishment or an indignity.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Feathered \Feath"ered\, a.
     1. Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or
        wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow.
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              Rise from the ground like feathered Mercury. --Shak.
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              Nonsense feathered with soft and delicate phrases
              and pointed with pathetic accent.     --Dr. J.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. Furnished with anything featherlike; ornamented; fringed;
        as, land feathered with trees.
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     3. (Zool.) Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of
        certian birds; or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog.
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     4. (Her.) Having feathers; -- said of an arrow, when the
        feathers are of a tincture different from that of the
        shaft.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  feathered
      adj 1: adorned with feathers or plumes [syn: feathery,
             feathered, plumy]
      2: having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
         [ant: featherless, unfeathered]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "feathered":
     adorned, beaded, bedecked, bedizened, befrilled, bejeweled,
     beribboned, bespangled, decked out, decorated, embellished,
     festooned, figured, flowered, garnished, jeweled, ornamented,
     plumed, spangled, spangly, studded, tricked out, trimmed,
     wreathed
  
  

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