Definition of Featherings

1. feathering [n] - See also: feathering



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Featherings

featherfew
featherfews
featherfoil
featherfoils
featherfoot
featherhead
featherheaded
featherheads
featherier
featheriest
featherily
featheriness
feathering
feathering strip
feathering strips
featherings (current term)
featherless
featherless biped
featherlessness
featherlight
featherlike
featherly
feathermaker
feathermakers
feathers
featherstitch
featherstitched
featherstitches
feathertail
feathertails

Literary usage of Featherings

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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1834)
"Blossoms very distinctly marked with dark stripes or featherings. ... The insides of the petals are very beautiful, for though the featherings on ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1845)
"... fourteenth century; these generally have a bold and rich effect from their being deeply cut; they are very commonly formed into featherings or cusps, ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1904)
"Evidence for most of these statements is to be found in three papers published in the ' Proceedings ' on kindred subjects*. Whorls, featherings, and crests ..."

4. The Direction of the Hair in Animals and Man by Walter Aubrey Kidd (1903)
"In other words, whorls, featherings and crests, reversed areas of hair and tufts, are produced by mechanical causes alone. ..."

5. A Treatise on Bracing: With Its Application to Bridges and Other Structures by Robert Henry Bow (1851)
"The featherings alluded to at page 33, may be arranged on two plans;—first, in perpendicular pieces, as in the Britannia tubes, and, second, radiating from ..."

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