Definition of Featheredge

1. Noun. A thin tapering edge.

Generic synonyms: Edge



Definition of Featheredge

1. n. The thin, new growth around the edge of a shell, of an oyster.

Definition of Featheredge

1. [v -EDGED, -EDGING, -EDGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Featheredge

feather pen
feather star
feather wool
featherback
featherbed
featherbedded
featherbedding
featherbeddings
featherbeds
featherbrain
featherbrained
featherbrains
featherdown
feathered
featheredge (current term)
featheredged
featheredges
featheredging
featheredness
featherfeet
featherfew
featherfews
featherfoil
featherfoils
featherfoot
featherhead
featherheaded
featherheads
featherier

Literary usage of Featheredge

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1. The Tailor Made Girl, Her Friends, Her Fashions and Her Follies by Philip Henry Welch (1888)
"Miss featheredge.—Oh, now, really ! But how clear and limpid the air ... That young feller can mow a wider swath than any man I ever had— Miss featheredge. ..."

2. Transactions of the Manchester Geological Society by Manchester Geological Society (1866)
"It is closely followed by the Rough Rock; both of which, together with the featheredge coal, are well exposed in the Swinden valley, dipping at an angle of ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical by Robert Stuart (1854)
"Cover the same with inch deal battens, 2} inches wide, laid to a gauge for countess slating, with proper featheredge eaves board, and tilting fillets 3 ..."

4. The Metropolitan (1842)
"... the floor of the featheredge coal at ... All the floors, with the exception of the rock floor of the featheredge coal, ..."

5. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"Cloath- ed with feathers; fitted with feathers, carrying feathers. featheredge ... Belonging to a featheredge. ..."

6. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1917)
"253, it is almost impossible to form a fillet on each side of the tooth, as it runs off to a thin featheredge which continually splinters and chips off; ..."

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