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Main Entry: 1feath·er
Pronunciation: primarystressfeth-schwar
Function: noun
1 : one of the light horny growths that make up the outer covering of the body of a bird
2 a : 1KIND 1, nature <birds of a feather> b : CLOTHING 1, dress <in full feather> c : 1CONDITION 5b, mood <in fine feather>
- feath·ered /-schward/ adjective
- feath·er·less /-schwar-lschwas/ adjective
- feath·ery /-(schwa-)remacron/ adjective
- a feather in one's cap : an accomplishment deserving praise
[feather illustration]

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