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feathering

[feth -er-ing] /ˈfɛð ər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a covering of feathers; plumage.
2.
the arrangement of feathers on an arrow.
3.
Music. a very light and delicate use of the violin bow.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; feather + -ing1
Related forms
underfeathering, noun
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