from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A growing feather still enclosed in its horny sheath, especially one just emerging through the skin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A developing feather as it emerges through the skin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A feather not fully developed; esp., a rudimentary feather just emerging through the skin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See feather.
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