Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See feather.

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Examples

  • In the Somali country, as amongst the Kafirs, after murdering a man or boy, the death of an elephant is considered the act of heroism: most tribes wear for it the hair-feather and the ivory bracelet.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • In the Somali country, as amongst the Kafirs, after murdering a man or boy, the death of an elephant is considered _the_ act of heroism: most tribes wear for it the hair-feather and the ivory bracelet.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

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