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  • adj. Having some or all of the feathers imperfectly developed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having part, or all, of the feathers imperfectly developed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with pin-feathers; not fully fledged: said of young birds acquiring their first plumage after the downy state, and of old birds renewing their plumage during the molt: sometimes used figuratively.

Etymologies

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