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feather

noun [C] uk   /ˈfeð.ər/ us    //
B2 one of the many soft, light things that cover a bird's body, consisting of a long, thin, central part with material like hairs along each side: peacock/ostrich feathers feather pillows (= those containing feathers) The bird ruffled its feathers.
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feather

verb [T] uk   /ˈfeð.ər/ us    // specialized
to turn oars (= poles with flat ends used to move a boat) so that the flat parts are horizontal above the water while you prepare for the next pull
Translations of “feather”
in Korean 깃털…
in Arabic ريشة…
in French plume…
in Turkish tüy, kuş tüyü…
in Italian piuma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羽毛, 翎毛…
in Russian перо…
in Polish pióro…
in Spanish pluma…
in Portuguese pena…
in German die Feder…
in Catalan ploma…
in Japanese 羽, 羽毛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羽毛, 翎毛…
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