befeather

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ feather.

Verb[edit]

befeather (third-person singular simple present befeathers, present participle befeathering, simple past and past participle befeathered)

  1. (transitive) To deck or cover with feathers.
    • 2001, Leonard Clark, The Rivers Ran East:
      They were making a human fetish doll out of clay, painting and befeathering it, offering yuca to it.