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powder down

noun
1.
modified down feathers that continually crumble at the tips, producing a fine powder that forms a bloom on the plumage of certain birds, as pigeons and herons.
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  • There's espousing a non-standard view from different life experiences and then there's putting itching powder down shirts.

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