feather feather  /ˈfɛ ðər/


  1. (n) the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
  2. (n) turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
  3. (v) join tongue and groove, in carpentry
  4. (v) cover or fit with feathers
  5. (v) turn the paddle; in canoeing
  6. (v) turn the oar, while rowing
  7. (v) grow feathers


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  1. But David Emery is on a mission to convert the poultry industry's trashfeathers, basicallyinto heavy-duty cash.
  2. The ostrich feather business has one thing in common with the buggy-whip industry and the horse.
  3. The precious fossil of a feathered Dromaeosaur 'Fuzzy Raptor' is carefully handled by museum conservators.


  1. Valley Springs pro MMA fighters in action

    Nick Kohring of Valley Springs will fight Richard Blake of Yuba City for the IFC Warriors Challenge NorCal middleweight championship in the main event Saturday, July 21, at Feather Falls Casino in Oroville.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Calaveras Enterprise

  2. OpenFabrics Alliance Members to Lead InfiniBand “Birds of a Feather” at ISC 2013

    The OpenFabrics Alliance today announced that vice chair Paul Grun and treasurer Bill Boas will lead a birds-of-a-feather session on “InfiniBand and RDMA Applied to Nex
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. My New Home: Finding that feather-light environmental footprint

    Priyanka and Naresh Mahale knew two things going in to their recent home search. One, they wanted to stay in Collierville, where they’ve lived for 10 years. Two, they wanted a new house with a feather-light environmental footprint.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

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  1. "If the final scientific feather in Spirit's cap is determining whether the core of Mars is liquid or solid, that would be wonderful," Squyres said.
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Steve Squyres Source: msnbc.com

  2. "This was a big win, no doubt, a huge feather in his cap," Ganassi said. "And maybe this shows that he's a fast learner. But I really don't think there's much of a connection between the Rolex and Cup. He's still learning a new craft and he's...
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Chip Ganassi Source: SI.com

  3. "It's as if at the last minute they pulled a feather out of their hat and said, 'Here,'" Harmon said.
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Kendall Harmon Source: Forbes

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