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Noun: feather  fe-dhu(r)
  1. The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
    - plume
  2. Turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls
    - feathering
Verb: feather  fe-dhu(r)
  1. Join tongue and groove, in carpentry
  2. Cover or fit with feathers
  3. Turn the paddle; in canoeing
    - square
  4. Turn the oar, while rowing
    - square
  5. Grow feathers
    "The young sparrows are feathering already";
    - fledge

Derived forms: feathers, feathering, feathered

Type of: acquire, animal material, body covering, conjoin, cover, develop, get, grow, join, paddle, produce, rotary motion, rotation, row

Part of: bird, row, rowing

Encyclopedia: Feather, Victor