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feather +‎ maker


feathermaker (plural feathermakers)

  1. A maker of artificial feathers, or plumes of real ones, for use on clothing etc.
    • 2009 January 29, Cathy Horyn, “In Paris, a Nod to Old Masters”, in New York Times[1]:
      THE economic crisis doesn’t really scare the people who still practice haute couture, that small, vanishing world of embroiderers, dyers and feathermakers who serve the imagination of the few remaining couturiers.