feathering

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

feathering

  1. Present participle of feather.

Noun[edit]

feathering (plural featherings)

  1. A feathered texture.
    • 1834, Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants
      The whole flower is very small; the tube is faintly marked with lilac lines; the petals are concave, the three outer white, marked with three lines, the middle one narrow, without featherings, the outer ones broader, and neatly feathered []