Meaning of feathered

feath•ered

Pronunciation: (fe'urd), [key]
— adj.
  1. clothed, covered, or provided with feathers, as a bird or an arrow.
  2. quick; rapid; speedy; swift: feathered feet.
  3. (of a veneer) cut to show a figure resembling a plume.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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