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  • verb Alternative spelling of featherbed.

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Examples

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • He laughed, pulling me into the great pink feather-bed.

    Exit the Actress

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • Note—Hilarious rumour of Johnny Rochester having his clothes and money stolen while he was with a wench, walking home stark naked, only to return (clothed) to find that is was the wench who had stolen the clothes in the first place (and stuffed them into her feather-bed).

    Exit the Actress

  • We note with interest the feather-bed on which Helen Bailey has fallen, after her exit from the boys' club that Sir Nick Macpherson runs at HM Treasury.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

  • He laughed, pulling me into the great pink feather-bed.

    Exit the Actress

  • The first movement's Impressionistic landscape featured a piquant, upward soaring melody with a series of falling thirds from a protagonist oboe, flitting above a feather-bed of sustained string harmonies and bass piano, and punctuated with a walking-like figuration in the piano's treble register, all becoming more urgent toward its close.

    Rodney Punt: World Premiere by Peter Golub at Chamber Music Palisades

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