from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An erroneous form of pin-feathered.
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When Birds, scarce pen-feathered, were brought to a rout,
His antient beginning was a blue coat, since a livery, and his hatching under a lawyer; whence, though but pen-feathered, he hath now nested for himself, and with his boarded pence purchased an office.
The facts forbid that your pen-feathered saint should decamp with some of my costly travel-scrapings!
The fates forbid that your pen-feathered saint should decamp with some of my costly travel-scrapings!
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