Meaning of feathering

feath•er•ing

Pronunciation: (fe'ur-ing), [key]
— n.
  1. a covering of feathers; plumage.
  2. the arrangement of feathers on an arrow.
  3. a very light and delicate use of the violin bow.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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