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eiderdown


  • n  a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
  • n  down of the eider duck

  • In the summer, when the sun never sets from May 13 to July 29, remaining visible for 18 hours daily until autumn, there is a busy trade in fish, reindeer, eiderdown, fox pelts .
  • When somebody suggested that he carry $70 eiderdown parkas, Bean snapped that hunters would only be wasting their money on a coat that expensive.
  • Little Cecil Beaton, aged three, hopped in bed with his "Mummie" one fine English morning and ran his eye over the day's mail that lay scattered on the eiderdown.
News & Articles

  • Wayne Township school bus involved in crash
    The Wayne Township Fire Department responded to a school bus accident at Tansel Rd. and Eiderdown Way on Friday afternoon.
    Aug. 16, 2013 - WTHR Indianapolis
  • Students assessed for injuries after school bus crash in Wayne Township
    Photo courtesy Wayne Township Fire Dept. INDIANAPOLIS – Wayne Township firefighters responded to a school bus crash Friday afternoon. It happened at Tansel Road and Eiderdown Way in the Drake Landing subdivision on the west side. According to investigators, it …
    Aug. 16, 2013 - FOX 59 Indianapolis
Quotes

  • Bernard Darwin in San Francisco Chronicle
    There is a wonderful short story by the great British golf writer Bernard Darwin called "The Links of Eiderdown," a drowsy muse of a tale about the pleasures of staying in bed all day and, as it so happens for Darwin's rich imagination, the...

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