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Definition of Feathered

  • Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow.
  • Furnished with anything featherlike; ornamented; fringed; as, land feathered with trees.
  • Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of certian birds; or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog.
  • Having feathers; -- said of an arrow, when the feathers are of a tincture different from that of the shaft.
  • having or covered with feathers

How to use feathered in a sentence. Feathered pronunciation.

Brother and sister started after the little feathered songster, which was making a queer, chirping noise.
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Two or three curates who had hoped for preferment told their wives it was scandalous to give a parish that needed a young, strong, and energetic man to an old fellow who knew nothing of parochial work, and had feathered his nest already; but the mutterings of the unbeneficed clergy do not reach the ears of a cathedral Chapter.
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To this end I stepped forth of the cabin and so into a narrow passage-way with divers doors to right and left that opened upon other cabins, in one of which I espied a cloak and feathered hat lying where their owner had dropped them; whipping the cloak about me I clapped on the hat and, staying for no more, hasted on breathing an air acrid with drifting smoke.
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But if he insisted-when a man systematically ignored and neglected his wife for some one else, there were communities where he would be tarred and feathered.
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On the 12th of August, 1860, two months before the Waite and Granger affair, two South Carolina clergymen, named John H. Morgan and Winthrop L. Willis, one a Methodist and the other an Old School Baptist, disguised themselves, and went at midnight to the house of a planter named Thompson-Archibald F. Thompson, Vice President under Thomas Jefferson,-and took thence, at midnight, his widowed aunt, (a Northern woman,) and her adopted child, an orphan-named Mortimer Highie, afflicted with epilepsy and suffering at the time from white swelling on one of his legs, and compelled to walk on crutches in consequence; and the two ministers, in spite of the pleadings of the victims, dragged them to the bush, tarred and feathered them, and afterward burned them at the stake in the city of Charleston.
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When his devotions to his feathered god, Kukailimoku, were concluded, a certain religiously disposed individual, who had a bird god, suggested to the King that through its influence his sickness might be removed.
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Lean-visaged, swarthy men peered forth from the folds of shawls or from beneath shapeless caps of many colors; a pair of carabinieri idled past, a soldier in jaunty feathered hat posed before the contadini.
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Some of his chiefs accompanied him, and all of them were dressed in rich feathered cloaks and helmets, and armed with long spears and daggers.
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Ho, my friend! said he, if thou didst know what advantage I made, and how well I feathered my nest, by the Pope's bull of the crusade, thou wouldst wonder exceedingly.
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Those voyages outreached flights of birds and far surpassed the scope of feathered fowls, how swift soever they had been on the wing, and notwithstanding that advantage which they have of us in swimming through the air.
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To furred and feathered thing.
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Five days the feasting had continued; five mornings had I been awakened at dawn to see a thousand ochered, feathered horsemen come thundering down upon the camp, their horses running flat, their rifles popping, while the valley rocked to their battle-cries and to the answering clamor of the army which rode forth to meet them.
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There was scarcely a living creature, even of the feathered race, to be seen to break the stillness of the forest.
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The rest of the party, imitating his example, and whistling loudly, several other flights of birds came round them, resting, without the slightest appearance of fear, on their heads and shoulders. "'Twere a pity to abuse the confidence of the little feathered innocents," observed Vaughan, "though I fear much, before long, they will find out the treachery of man, and have to rue their simplicity.
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May Day the feathered folk in Pleasant Valley began to stop, look and listen.
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And although everybody was disappointed not to see him-and hear him-the feathered folk tried to be cheerful and told one another that Bobby ought to arrive almost any day.
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And he related many things about Bobby that some of the feathered folk hadn't heard of.
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Knowing as they did that he was always ready to feed any nestlings that were left to fend for themselves, and that he was quick to help any of the small feathered folk to fight an enemy, his neighbors did not care how much Mr. Catbird mocked them.
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Where, diligent to catch the first faint gleam Of smiling day, they gossiped side by side, Come trooping at the housewife's well-known call The feathered tribes domestic; half on wing, And half on foot, they brush the fleecy flood, Conscious, and fearful of too deep a plunge.
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The differences are chiefly in the colour of the feathers and scales on legs, being feathered below the knees, nidification, and geographical distribution.
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Examples of Feathered

Example #1
And, surely enough, there was a second bird acting almost as was the first-fluttering along, half hopping and half flying through the grass.
Example #2
Oh, there's the bird again, Jan!
Example #3
To Philip her smile was an abominable leer, and the suggestive glitter of her eyes filled him with horror.
Example #4
And as for the parishioners they had nothing to say in the matter, and therefore nobody asked for their opinion.
Example #5
Reaching a broad stairway I climbed at speed and found myself out upon the lofty poop, whence I might look down on the decks through a haze of smoke that poured up through the after hatchway, mounting in billowy wreaths against the splendour of the moon.
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Here it seemed was gathered the whole ship's company with mighty stir and to-do, and none with eyes to spare for me.