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feathered

[feth -erd] /ˈfɛð ərd/
adjective
1.
clothed, covered, or provided with feathers, as a bird or an arrow.
2.
quick; rapid; speedy; swift:
feathered feet.
3.
(of a veneer) cut to show a figure resembling a plume.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English fethered, Old English gefetherede, see feather, -ed3
Related forms
unfeathered, adjective
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