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feathered

fe dherd

  • 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
  • s  adorned with feathers or plumes
  • a  having or covered with feathers
    our feathered friends

  • The precious fossil of a feathered Dromaeosaur 'Fuzzy Raptor' is carefully handled by museum conservators.
  • The Mexican road runner is a long-beaked, shaggy-feathered bird about the size of a partridge.
  • In one story a plastic grocery bag becomes a "magic mask" that protects a young husband when he visits a feathered ogre to help his wife conceive.
News & Articles

  • Here Is Naomi Watts in All Her Princess Diana Glory (or Is It Tina Brown?)
    The first look at the upcoming movie Diana—which is, yes, about Princess Diana and stars Naomi Watts—has everything you might expect from a Diana biopic. There will be beautiful gowns. There will be tabloids. There will be humanitarianism. And Watts's look is pretty spot-on, right down to that perfectly feathered mane, as long as you ignore the uncanny resemblance to Diana fanatic and Newsweek ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Daphne Guinness’s Music Video Involves Top Hat, Feathers
    For her first single, "Fatal Flaw," Daphne Guinness hired British photographer Nick Knight to shoot her music video, which is trippy and screen-saver-esque in that Nick Knight sort of way, and shows her singing in a top hat and various feathered outfits. Her voice, on the other hand, is almost ... More »
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Album review: Smith Westerns' 'Soft Will'
    ??? If you thought these kids took a big T. Rex turn with their last LP, prepare yourself for total liftoff into the dreamy, halcyon heavens of the 1970s. A complete break from their punk roots, this record rolls out like feathered, golden locks in slo-mo and zero gravity. Unquestionably, this glam baby is luxe and beautiful (especially the epic teenage swoons of “Fool Proof” and “Varsity”). But ...
    June 11, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
Quotes

  • Mr Blackwell in International Herald Tribune
    The Duchess of Dowdy strikes again,wrote Blackwell. "In feathered hats that were once the rage, she resembles a petrified parakeet from the Jurassic age. A royal wreck."
  • Geert Wilders in International Herald Tribune
    Islam is a violent religion. If Mohammad lived here today I could imagine chasing him out of the country tarred and feathered as an extremist,Wilders said in an interview with De Pers daily last year.
  • Tom Craddick in FOXNews
    If dinosaurs and in particular theropods were warm-blooded as many of us suspect and feathered for insulation, they would have had a major problem getting rid of heat at times. Perhaps this is why air sacs initially evolved, and then were co-opted... Paul Sereno http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Sereno&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHoykZs6fvTL2QAgElwa5yZlh4mUg ABC Science Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2008/09/30/2377761.htm%3Fsite%3Dscience%26topic%3Dlatest&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFSlH2cSkMSnYdZm25Q0ZM76N0WZQ Sep 29, 2008 36763 47462 feathering It's the height of hypocrisy for legislators to be out spending money feathering their lounge when everybody else has to cut back," said Tom "Smitty" Smith of the liberal watchdog group Public Citizen. "There's no more classic definition of...

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