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  • For the talent portion of the program, she did a jazz dance in a red-feathered costume to a taped version of "In the Mood" that featured chickens clucking the tune.

    Here She Is

  • Alma opened the box and pulled out a beautiful, large-brimmed, red-feathered hat accented with gorgeous strawberry-red brocade.

    Red Hats

  • Interestingly, much of the former and current distribution of this species is the result of a prehistoric trade in red-feathered birds by Polynesians.

    Central Polynesian tropical moist forests

  • His last prayers were to his great red-feathered god

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Crossing the fields, she went down to the riverside and along the path until she came to the beach of golden sand where the red-feathered hoopoes strutted in the sun -- the place where the princess came to bathe, not far from the lilies of white and yellow.

    Children of the Old Testament

  • Soon after the master of the ceremonies appeared in a red-feathered crown, which half encircled his head, having a red staff in his hand in the form of a cross, at the end of which hung a garland of black feathers.

    History of Louisisana Or of the Western Parts of Virginia and Carolina: Containing

  • Her eye had been caught by a gaudy red-feathered trolling-spoon and its polished brass disk.

    Short Stories and Selections for Use in the Secondary Schools

  • They were of only two types -- jet black tresses, black eyes, and red-feathered wings like Miela; or the less vivid, more ethereal Anina -- blue-eyed, golden-haired, with wing feathers of light blue.

    The Fire People

  • In common with all the Cherokees, his head was polled and bare save for a tuft, always spared to afford a grasp for any hand bold enough and strong enough to take the scalp; but this lock, although still dense and full, was of a snowy whiteness, contrasting sharply with the red paint and belying the warlike aspect of the red-feathered crest that trembled and shivered with the infirmities of his step.

    The Frontiersmen

  • His last prayers were to his great red-feathered god Kukailimoku, and priests bringing idols crowded round him in his dying agony.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

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