Synonyms for feathered

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He swept off his feathered hat, and made them a leg very elegantly.

She would like some feathered snacks, And when he leaves, the cat attacks!

The feathered hooks tempt them, and they rise freely to the lure.

I cannot long spare my wisdom, for who would guide the feathered folk?

You always choose February to moult in, and you will have to be feathered down there.

It wasn't for nothing, let me tell you; their nests were feathered, you may believe.

These objects are intended solely for the delight of these feathered artists.

We feathered our oars at once, and fell to listening with lowered heads.

He told about the feathered suits he had made for them, and where these suits could be found.

They were dressed for what they were going after, a war dance, and were all painted and feathered.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English feðer "feather," in plural, "wings," from Proto-Germanic *fethro (cf. Old Saxon fethara, Old Norse fioþr, Swedish fjäder, Middle Dutch vedere, Dutch veder, Old High German fedara, German Feder), from PIE *pet-ra-, from root *pet- "to rush, to fly" (see petition (n.)). Feather-headed "silly" is from 1640s. Feather duster attested by 1858. Figurative use of feather in (one's) cap attested by 1734.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FEATHERED

feathery

adjectiveplumed
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