Pinfeather
Pinfeather Pin"feath`er, n. A feather not fully developed; esp., a rudimentary feather just emerging through the skin. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pinfeather — [pin′feth΄ər] n. an undeveloped feather that is just emerging through the skin, usually still encased in a horny sheath …   English World dictionary

  • pinfeather — noun Date: circa 1775 a feather not fully developed; especially a feather just emerging through the skin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pinfeather — /pin fedh euhr/, n. Ornith. 1. an undeveloped feather before the web portions have expanded. 2. a feather just coming through the skin. [1765 75; PIN + FEATHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinfeather — noun A developing feather as it emerges through the skin …   Wiktionary

  • pinfeather — n. soft feather, soft plume …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pinfeather — pin•feath•er [[t]ˈpɪnˌfɛð ər[/t]] n. orn an undeveloped feather, esp. one just coming through the skin • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • pinfeather — /ˈpɪnfɛðə/ (say pinfedhuh) noun 1. an undeveloped feather, before the web portions have expanded. 2. a feather just coming through the skin …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinfeather — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: pin (I) + feather : a feather not fully developed; especially : a young feather just emerging through the skin and still enclosed for most of its length in a cylindrical horny sheath which is afterwards cast off… …   Useful english dictionary

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