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Noun: featherweight  'fe-dhu(r),weyt
  1. An amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds
     
  2. Weighs 126-139 pounds
     
  3. A professional boxer who weighs between 123 and 126 pounds

Derived forms: featherweights

Type of: boxer, gladiator, grappler, matman, prizefighter, pugilist, wrestler

Encyclopedia: Featherweight