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1. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ceratin
  • vane
  • contour feather
  • marabou
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • calamus
  • body covering
  • plume
  • plumage
  • melanin
  • down feather
  • hackle
  • bastard wing
  • aftershaft
  • shaft
  • down
  • keratin
  • web
  • spurious wing
  • animal material
  • alula
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • worsen
  • ascending
  • high

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Quill Feather

  • merriweather
  • get-together
  • altogether
  • birdfeather
  • together
  • whether
  • grether
  • weather
  • tether
  • sether
  • raether
  • nether
  • leather
  • heather

2. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] join tongue and groove, in carpentry.

Synonyms

  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the paddle; in canoeing.

Synonyms

  • square

Antonyms

  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls.

Synonyms

  • rowing
  • feathering
  • row
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the oar, while rowing.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • rising

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] cover or fit with feathers.

Antonyms

  • enable

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog.

Synonyms

  • hedgehog
  • Erinaceus europaeus
  • porcupine
  • Erinaceus europeaeus

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

8. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] pen made from a bird's feather.

Synonyms

  • pen

9. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] the hollow spine of a feather.

Synonyms

  • rib
  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • calamus

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • enable
  • last
  • inessential

10. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.

Synonyms

  • plume
  • pinion
  • plumage
  • primary
  • primary feather
  • primary quill
  • tail feather
  • quill feather
  • wing
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • unimportant
  • incidental
  • derived
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