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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the feathers of the tail arranged in the shape of a tuft, brush, or bush: applied to the Ratitæ, as ostriches, cassowaries, etc., as distinguished from ordinary fan-tailed birds. See cut under cassowary.

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