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Feath"ered (?), a.


Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow.

Rise from the ground like feathered Mercury. Shak.

Nonsense feathered with soft and delicate phrases and pointed with pathetic accent. Dr. J. Scott.


Furnished with anything featherlike; ornamented; fringed; as, land feathered with trees.

3. Zool.

Having a fringe of feathers, as the legs of certian birds; or of hairs, as the legs of a setter dog.

4. Her.

Having feathers; -- said of an arrow, when the feathers are of a tincture different from that of the shaft.


© Webster 1913.

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