from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bed made of feathers; a mattress filled with feathers; a soft bed.
  • noun The feather-poke, a small bird of the genus Phylloscopus, as the willow-warbler, P. trochilus, or chiff-chaff, P. rufus: so called because it uses feathers in making its nest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a mattress stuffed with feathers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A mattress stuffed with feathers
  • verb transitive To treat someone with excessive indulgence; to pamper, cosset or mollycoddle

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a mattress stuffed with feathers
  • verb treat with excessive indulgence
  • noun a mattress stuffed with feathers
  • verb hire more workers than are necessary


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