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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* fether

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Middle English _fether_, from Old English _feþer_, from Proto-Germanic _*feþrō_ (compare West Frisian _fear_, Low German _Fedder_, Dutch _veder_, _veer_, German _Feder_, Danish _fjer_, Swedish _fjäder_), from Proto-Indo-European _*péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én-_ (“feather, wing”), from _*peth₂-_ (“to fly”). The Indo-European root is also the source of Greek _πέτομαι_ (pétomai), Albanian _shpend_ (“bird”), Latin _penna_, Old Armenian _թիռ_ (tʿiṙ).

From Middle English fether, from Old English feþer, from Proto-Germanic *feþrō (compare West Frisian fear, Low German Fedder, Dutch veder, veer, German Feder, Danish fjer, Swedish fjäder), from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). The Indo-European root is also the source of Greek πέτομαι (pétomai), Albanian shpend (bird), Latin penna, Old Armenian թիռ (tʿiṙ).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): [ˈfɛðə], /ˈfɛð.ə(ɹ)/ * (General American) IPA(key): [ˈfɛðɚ] * Rhymes: -ɛðə(r) * Hyphenation: feath‧er

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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FEATHER (_plural_ FEATHERS) * A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the bodies of birds, used for flight, swimming, protection and display. * 1873, W. K. Brooks, "A Feather", _Popular Science Monthly_, volume IV, page 687 Notice, too, that the shaft is not straight, but bent so that the upper surface of the FEATHER is convex, and the lower concave. * 1914, Edgar Rice Burroughs, _The Beasts of Tarzan_, chapter V Big fellows they were, all of them, their barbaric headdresses and grotesquely painted faces, together with their many metal ornaments and gorgeously coloured FEATHERS, adding to their wild, fierce appearance. * 2000, C. J. Puotinen, _The Encyclopedia of Natural Pet Care‎_, page 362 Nesting birds pluck some of their own FEATHERS to line the nest, but FEATHER plucking in pet birds is entirely different. * Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair. * One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow. * A longitudinal strip projecting from an object to strengthen it, or to enter a channel in another object and thereby prevent displacement sideways but permit motion lengthwise; a spline. * Kind; nature; species (from the proverbial phrase "birds of a feather"). * Shakespeare I am not of that FEATHER to shake off / My friend when he must need me. * One of the two shims of the three-piece stone-splitting tool known as plug and feather or plug and feathers; the feathers are placed in a borehole and then a wedge is driven between them, causing the stone to split. (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?) * The angular adjustment of an oar or paddle-wheel float, with reference to a horizontal axis, as it leaves or enters the water. SYNONYMS * (horse hair): feathers, feathering, horsefeathers ANTONYMS * (horse hair at rear of lower legs): spats DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

feather (plural feathers)

  1. A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the bodies of birds, used for flight, swimming, protection and display.
  2. Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair.
  3. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
  4. A longitudinal strip projecting from an object to strengthen it, or to enter a channel in another object and thereby prevent displacement sideways but permit motion lengthwise; a spline.
  5. Kind; nature; species (from the proverbial phrase "birds of a feather").
  6. One of the two shims of the three-piece stone-splitting tool known as plug and feather or plug and feathers; the feathers are placed in a borehole and then a wedge is driven between them, causing the stone to split.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
  7. The angular adjustment of an oar or paddle-wheel float, with reference to a horizontal axis, as it leaves or enters the water.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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FEATHER (_third-person singular simple present_ FEATHERS, _present participle_ FEATHERING, _simple past and past participle_ FEATHERED) * To cover or furnish with feathers. * L'Estrange An eagle had the ill hap to be struck with an arrow FEATHERED from her own wing. * To arrange in the manner or appearance of feathers. _The stylist FEATHERED my hair._ * (transitive, intransitive, rowing) To rotate the oars while they are out of the water to reduce wind resistance. * (aeronautics) To streamline the blades of an aircraft's propeller by rotating them perpendicular to the axis of the propeller when the engine is shut down so that the propeller doesn't windmill as the aircraft flies. After striking the bird, the pilot FEATHERED the left, damaged engine's propeller. * (carpentry, engineering) To finely shave or bevel an edge. * (computer graphics) To intergrade or blend the pixels of an image with those of a background or neighboring image. * To adorn, as with feathers; to fringe. * Sir Walter Scott A few birches and oaks still FEATHERED the narrow ravines. * To render light as a feather; to give wings to. * Loveday The Polonian story perhaps may FEATHER some tedious hours. * To enrich; to exalt; to benefit. * Francis Bacon They stuck not to say that the king cared not to plume his nobility and people to FEATHER himself. (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?) * To tread, as a cock. (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?) DERIVED TERMS * feathered * feather one's nest * feather one's own nest * tar and feather TRANSLATIONS

feather (third-person singular simple present feathers, present participle feathering, simple past and past participle feathered)

  1. To cover or furnish with feathers.
  2. To arrange in the manner or appearance of feathers.
    The stylist feathered my hair.
  3. (transitive, intransitive, rowing) To rotate the oars while they are out of the water to reduce wind resistance.
  4. (aeronautics) To streamline the blades of an aircraft's propeller by rotating them perpendicular to the axis of the propeller when the engine is shut down so that the propeller doesn't windmill as the aircraft flies.
    After striking the bird, the pilot feathered the left, damaged engine's propeller.
  5. (carpentry, engineering) To finely shave or bevel an edge.
  6. (computer graphics) To intergrade or blend the pixels of an image with those of a background or neighboring image.
  7. To adorn, as with feathers; to fringe.
  8. To render light as a feather; to give wings to.
  9. To enrich; to exalt; to benefit.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  10. To tread, as a cock.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* Horse Glossary * Horses Glossary * Cowboy Dictionary – Cowboy F: Feather

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* feareth * terefah


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