- n. Plural form of feather.
“_Pin feathers_ are small unformed feathers that do not pull out with the larger ones.”
“The feathers of the African species, however, are far less beautiful and valuable than those from the tail of the adjutant; and it is these last that are really best known as _marabout feathers_, in consequence of the mistake made by”
“The naked vulture neck with its pouch-like appendage of brick-red hue; the silken feathers of bluish white under the tail -- those precious plumes well-known and worn by the ladies of many lands under the appellation of _marabout feathers_ -- all were recognised at a glance.”
“The fibers of the beard are made of the same stuff in feathers the shape is just different.”
“This panel depicts the god Ehécatl (the Night Wind) dressed in feathers, his nose pointed like a bird's beak and with claws for feet.”
“We've had no other fossils to tell us how the distinctive shape of penguin feathers, how the feathered flipper of living penguins evolved.”
“Still, cars equipped with high-tech gear that originated from mere chicken feathers is a seriously resourceful concept.”
“Pluck the small feathers from the underside of the wing to reveal the quills of the primary feathers.”
“It looked like a goose, it was all covered in feathers and ringed with red and had a silver plug at the end.”
“They are amazing to watch -- their bodies look like they're covered in feathers, but they're not.”
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