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fe dher

  • n  the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
  • n  turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
  • v  join tongue and groove, in carpentry
  • v  cover or fit with feathers
  • v  turn the paddle; in canoeing
  • v  turn the oar, while rowing
  • v  grow feathers

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


  • Steve Squyres in msnbc.com
    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.
  • Chip Ganassi in SI.com
    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...
  • Kendall Harmon in Forbes
    It's as if at the last minute they pulled a feather out of their hat and said, 'Here,'Harmon said.

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