Feather Sentence Examples
I was light as a feather back then.
The feather mattress held her like a soft cloud.
She was light as a feather and moved freely with him.
The ivory and feather caravans from Wadai and Borku have latterly deserted it altogether.
Such a feather was brought to the Great Khan, and we read also of a gigantic stump of a roc's quill being prayer and simple contact.Advertisement
Its manufactures include coarse cloth, pottery and Indian feather ornaments.
Any sound (such as that of the human voice) transmitting its rays into the reflector, and communicating vibratory motion to the membrane, will cause the feather to trace a sinuous line on the paper.
Many species of humming-birds are found even far up in the mountains, and great numbers of parrots, araras and toucans, beautiful of feather but harsh of voice, enliven the forests of the lowlands.
A woman with an unweaned baby, an old woman, and a healthy German girl with bright red cheeks were sitting on some feather beds.
Thus in a Venetian story the ingenious Beppo ties up Death in a bag and keeps him there for eighteen months; there is general rejoicing; nobody dies, and the doctors are in high feather.Advertisement
In favourable localities and with judicious management these establishments yield very considerable profit (see Feather).
Heavy weight piebald irish cob gelding with lots of feather.
Unique Floral, feather, and beaded handbags for weddings and special occasions.
This section contains a selection of smaller feather combs and feather headbands.
Himalayan balsam, New Zealand pigmy weed and parrots feather.Advertisement
We're going to enjoy pouting in baby doll nighties and ostrich feather mules while we catalog them.
Exeter Ship Canal Two alien weeds, parrots feather and floating marsh pennywort, have invaded Exeter Ship Canal.
Although dress regulations states black feather plume with ring of scarlet feathers, most pictures show scarlet feathers with black ring.
This figure also holds a feather quill (pen) in contrast to the sword held by the figure of Steam.
With the handmade feather quill, Honey Dust can be gently spread over the body of your partner or yourself.Advertisement
Feather follicles in the skin are the only site of virus replication.
Brown Feather seemed to belong to a long line of idiots savants from a Native American background.
These are also available in a number of cladding options such as tongue and grooved shiplap, feather edge and full 22mm boards.
Yonex feather shuttlecocks will be used throughout the tournament.
Each boxed set contains a feather tickler, a pot of lickable body dust and twelve cards designed to give naughty inspiration.Advertisement
This food is also ideal for sponges, tunicates, feather duster worms and many other organisms.
Dressed all over in black velveteen with a black cap sporting a gorgeous green feather on his curly brown hair.
Soft as a feather, the almost transparent black voile floats gently to the ground when tossed with unbridled passion into the air!
But there came a day when he showed the white feather.
By giving him a Red Button, or button of the highest rank, a Peacock's Feather, the order of the Double Dragon, a patent of nobility to his ancestors for three generations, and the title of Junior Guardian of the heir apparent, the Chinese showed their appreciation of his manifold and great services; while under the seal of the British government there were bestowed upon him the orders of C.M.G.
Nitzsch's work on feathers has been carried farther by many later observers, and its value is now generally accepted (see Feather).
The song and the hat named after him (the latter a broad slouch hat with a feather) became famous as the symbols of the middle-classes in revolt.
Since the arrest at Bond's, Fitzgerald had been in hiding, latterly at the house of one Murphy, a feather dealer, in Thomas Street, Dublin.
The arrangement is, in fact, a modification of the plug and feather system used in stone quarrying for obtaining large blocks, but with the substitution of the powerful rending force of the hydraulic press for handpower in driving up the wedges.
In the old times birds were protected by the native belief that divine messages were conveyed by bird cries, and by royal edict forbidding the killing of species furnishing the material for feather cloaks, contributions towards which were long almost the only taxes paid.
Thus the downfall of the monarchy and of the ancient cults have been nearly fatal to some of the more beautiful birds; feather ornaments, formerly worn only by nobles, came to be a common decoration; and many species (for example the Hawaiian gallinule, Gallinula sandwicensis, which, because of its crimson frontal plate and bill, was said by the natives to have played the part of Prometheus, burning its head with fire stolen from the gods and bestowed on mortals) have been nearly destroyed by the mongoose, or have been driven from their lowland homes to the mountains, such being the fate of the mamo, mentioned above, and of the Sandwich Island goose (Bernicla sandwicensis), which is here a remarkable example of adaptation, as its present habitat is quite arid.
These locks were braided with bright ribbons or ornamented with a feather.
Those who first got possession of the rich bars on the American, Yuba, Feather, Stanislaus and the other smaller streams in the heart of the gold region, made sometimes from $r to $5000 a day; but after one rich spot was worked out it might be days or weeks before another was found.
The publicity given to this event renewed the scandal, and in November an attempt to "tar and feather" Mr Pigott resulted in two men being sent to prison.
The market buildings, at the south-east corner of the square, and partly excavated from the sides of the cliff, contain large halls for the fruit, wool and feather markets and the museum.
That this shape is intimately associated with flight is apparent from the fact that the rowing feathers of the wing of the bird are every one of them distinctly spiral in their nature; in fact, one entire rowing feather is equivalent - morphologically and physiologically - to one entire insect wing.
The breast is of a pale salmon or peach-blossom colour, each feather in front bearing a roundish dark spot, but these spots lessen in number and size lower down, and the warm tint passes into white on the belly.
They stand on short stout legs, with a plentiful covering - sometimes too abundant - of long hair extending chiefly down the back but also round the front of the limbs from knees and hocks, and when in full feather obscuring nearly the whole of the hoofs.
This pecking, combined with feather loss from rubbing against the cage bars, can result in almost totally bald birds.
Examples include mink, signal crayfish, common carp and plants such a Himalayan balsam, New Zealand pigmy weed and parrots feather.
The actions were brilliant with the roads being blocked by ' fallen ' trees, burning barricades and samba dancers waving feather dusters.
Such birds are listed under psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.
The spiders and I have a truce, but if their webs become too blatant I start wielding my feather duster with a vengeance!
We have an excuse to wear feather boas all weekend then.
Why would breast cancer survivors don feather boas, blow bubbles and dance around the room to their favorite music laughing as they go?
From fabric to feather boas, children's toys to cutlery this store stocks the lot.
To the crowd's disgust, it was actually Chuck Sherman who made his way down the aisle, complete with purple feather boa.
Table 2 - Minor Feather Diseases found in a Survey of 198 affected budgerigars.
Over the past few years fanciers have increasingly reported feather abnormalities in their exhibition type budgerigars.
Interesting objects include a feather cape collected in Hawaii during the third voyage of Captain Cook.
A Red Indian chief, with full Feather headdress, walks out of His wigwam, and fires an Arrow at the moon.
Who said chivalry was dead, not the dashing red knight with the feather in his helmet!
Additional feather filled scatter cushions are also available separately in two sizes.
Looking back I noticed an upturned pink feather duster attached to the top of the door.
Non feather duvets & non feather pillows, a shower mat & a bath mat are provided.
The Generation Terrorists period was marked out with feather boas, leopardskin, tiaras, spray painted slogans, glitter and thick black eyeliner.
Carrie Feather Hair Comb - This lovely little fascinator is available as a comb or headband.
All of the smaller feather fascinators in this section are handcrafted to order in our studio in Preston.
High risk of injurious feather pecking and cannibalism, thus beak trimming is often necessary.
Fly Whisk On display in the Museum is a fan-like object made of ostrich feather.
They can be filled with duck or goose feather or down.
Research suggests buff feathering is linked to feather problems.
One of the hardiest feather palms to try in sheltered gardens is Butia capitata, to my mind even more exotic looking than Trachycarpus.
In Mexico City Behind a pane of glass Sits a feather headdress Of unnatural beauty.
Bonaparte in 1826, as Trogon paradiseus, according to his statement in the Zoological Society's Proceedings The Mexican deity Quetzal-coatl had his name, generally translated "Feathered Snake," from the quetzal, feather or bird, and coat!, snake, as also certain kings or chiefs, and many places, e.g.
The one-sided specialization and the peculiar metallic colouring of the lateral tail feathers mark them as the extreme terms of a degenerative series, whilst the symmetry, likeness of constituent parts inter se, and absence of specialized pigment, as well as the fact that they differ little from any average feather of birds in general, mark the contour feather as primitively simple, and as the starting-point from which the highly elaborated eye-painted tail feather has gradually evolved.
Sonya could not continue, and again hid her face in her hands and in the feather bed.
The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just visible behind a screen.
Some colonies are soft with a spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.
I was blown like a feather, I was wafted down tunnels.
This soft, light and luxurious white goose feather and down duvet is perfect whatever the weather.
A surprisingly popular cat toy from Go Cat, Da Bird is an aerodynamically designed feather toy that mimics the movements of a real bird.
A weighted feather is attached to the end of a wand by a durable string.
For example, feather blend cushions are becoming more popular of late and, in fact, were quite popular in the past.
Down and feather have the tendency to cave and lose their fluffiness in a much shorter period of time, and wool can flatten out when used often.
Cushions also come in down and feather blends.
Blends - Down and feather blends are popular because they hold their shape fairly well and are moderately priced.
Down and feather blends are a good happy medium because they are moderately priced, comfortable, and tend to hold their shape.
Do you prefer hard or soft, feather or foam filling?
These rich, earthy colors are inspired by natural elements, such as animal prints and skins, accents in fringe, bone and feather, ethnic patterns and tribal influences.
White feather boa can be used to create wings.
Next, with the side of the pencil (not the point), feather the edges completing the line on both the top and the bottom lips.
Save memorabilia, such as candy wrappers or a feather from your child's costume to incorporate into your page.
For example, a Donald layout could include individual photos of your kids with the funny duck, as well as his autograph and a stray feather or two.
Brides who are choosing a funky short dress with feathers may want her maids to don a short dress accented with a feather broach.
The down plumage is very soft because ,unlike feather quill shafts, it contains what's called filaments that flow out in every direction.
It's easy to distinguish between a down comforter and a feather one.
The filler between the two layers of material will either be soft and smooth (down filled) or have definite feather quill shafts or sharp points poking through the material (feather filled).
S. calamagrostis, S. capillata, and S. elegantissima are other good Feather Grasses.
This will make it easier to feather the edges for a smooth finish.
Feather and smooth the seam and allow it to dry completely.
It contains all natural ingredients including poultry feather meal, nitrate of soda, potassium sulfide, bone meal and soybean meal.
This is a perfect opportunity to wear things you would never otherwise wear, like stiletto heels, gloves with feather or maribou trim, a boa and a velvet ribbon around your neck.
Pair a jazz feather hat with a black tutu for ballet (instead of the bun accessory offered with the tutu), or a fiery red flamenco accessory on a white lyrical dance dress.
This young company has really taken the memorability of a costume to new levels, with asymmetrical lines, feather tops, and hot accessories.
Feather extensions are a hybrid of hair extensions and the thread wrapped vacation braids so many women opt for while tanning somewhere tropical.
Whether it be a simple feather that graces the clavicle or a bottom layer of colorful feathers that moves and adds drama, the following tools and tips will get you started in the world of feather extensions.
The following tools are needed to affix feather hair extensions.
Determine the best placement for the feather and position as desired.
To remove, use pliers to open micro bead and remove the twisted hair and feather.
With proper care and gentle handling, feathers can last up to two months, which is certainly plenty of feather for your buck.
Small chain salons have quickly caught onto the feather trend and may prove to be a better value.
While feathers can be purchased from the above mentioned Internet retailers, be sure to check craft sites such as Etsy too for unique one-of-a-kind feather and dye lots.
In addition, if you'd rather add just a single feather accent without the tools and supplies needed for temporary feather extensions, consider a single feather hair accessory instead.
A simple peacock plume or spotted fowl feather is a great way to add instant texture and a dose of exotica to your cut and is much more affordable than a full highlight or coloring service.
For a realistic bird representation, consider buying origami paper with a feather pattern or in the color of the bird you are trying to recreate.
However, hypo-allergenic and white goose feather pillows are also available.
For example, the hotel's 591 guest rooms and suites now feature pillow-top mattresses, feather pillows and Frette linens along with 37" flat panel televisions, ihomes with alarm clock and cordless telephones.
Some of the game pieces include a feather tickler, a blindfold and a restraint.
You can find delicate feather trees, artificial Christmas trees, pre-lit life-like trees, and towering live spruces or firs.
To further enhance a tree decorated in pink, you can use garland made of pink feather boas or pink pearls.
Their feather masks would be equally appropriate on Halloween night or at a Mardi Gras party.
Remember that female masks tend to have short feathers on the side of the masks with long feather in the middle, while male masks generally have short feathers flocking the entire mask.
A parasol and a few scarves or a feather boa can do the trick.
Feather boas and ribbons also make great embellishments for a woodland fairy.
Other options are a black cat, spotted cat, feather mask, "techie goggles," and red or yellow wings.
Everyone has different ways they like kissing - using the lips, the tongue, the teeth, with hard pressure or feather touches from the lips.
Buy a preassembled box kit or make your own kit with a combination of body dust, feather ticklers and massage oil.
Often, this is a small cloud or feather inside the diamond that does not affect its brilliance or beauty.
A feather clutch purse is a fun evening bag that can look both vintage or modern and adds some extra style to any outfit.
In the 1920s, it was very common for a woman's evening headdress to sport a feather or several - most often that of a peacock, but it varied.
Most feather clutches have one feather, often in a color that matches the bag, which is affixed sturdily but hanging off enough to draw attention to its presence and give the bag a softer look.
You can find feather clutch purses anywhere fine evening bags are sold.
You might also be enchanted with such tiny online shops as Mimi Boutique, which has two feather clutch purses in a similar style for very reasonable prices.
If you have a vintage brocade or beaded bag that is showing some wear, or find one at a thrift shop, it can be made better than new with the addition of feather trim.
From simple dress up fun with feather boas and high heels, to sophisticated dress up games with virtual dolls, young girls can play Barbie dress-up for hours.
Experiment with feather arrangements before they begin the gluing process.
It starts out just as the beginning of Forrest Gump does, a feather falling to the ground.
It was the series Birds of a Feather that made her career, and won her an award as Best TV Comedy Newcomer.
It includes a strapless white faux fur mini-dress with feather trim and a ribbon lace-up back, a black floppy hat with red plaid trim and a matching scarf.
It's topped by a little hat and accessorized with black seamed stockings and of course, a feather duster.
The apron is attached and feather duster is included.
You can also buy seamed stockings and high-heel marabou pumps from them, but you'll have to get the feather duster separately.
As classic as a nurse or French maid, a really lovely bra and panty set with a garter belt, stockings, heels and perhaps a transparent robe or feather boa will never go amiss.
We have fun and frilly things like feather hair clips, lace gloves, cocktail hats, feather boas, boudoir slippers and little necessities that add a glamorous touch.
You could give out CDs of sensual music, a bottle of wine, champagne glasses (engraved if you'd like to get very fancy),or even feather boas for fun.
For something fun, you can always try the Tickle Me bra, which comes with its own detachable feather and removable chain.
Party hats, tiaras, crowns, feather boas, and other fabulous accessories are another option.
Fun items such as a feather boa, gummy worms, a piece of velvet, double-stick tape, shaving cream or pudding, a nest of fishing line, and other unusual items make for funky fun.
Feather boas for the ladies and fedoras for the gentlemen attending can be a fun touch.
If you will be printing on an ink jet printer rather than a laser printer, you want to be careful that the ink will not bleed and feather, ruining crisp lines of text and blurring images.
In 1990, Stroud began leading canoeists through the Northern Ontario wilderness as a guide for Black Feather Wilderness Adventures.
The Iron Brigade of the Union Army wore a black feather in their Hardee hats and was known as "Black Hats."
Birds of a feather, Dean thought.
Cromwell himself, however, seems to have regarded the question of title as of secondary importance, as merely (to use his own words) "a feather in the hat," "a shining bauble for crowds to gaze at or kneel to."
Owen com municated a detailed description of them to the Philosophical Transactions (1863, pp. 33-47), proving their bird-like nature, and referring them to the genus Archaeopteryx of Hermann von Meyer, hitherto known only by the impression of a single feather from the same geological beds.
Lime is, in fact, absorbed to an enormous extent by fishes, molluscs, crustacea, calcareous algae and sponges, starfishes, sea-urchins and feather stars, many polyzoa and a multitude of protozoa (mainly the foraminifera).
It is worn by gods and men, and with the latter sometimes has ear-flaps (at Lachish, with other varieties, Ball, 190) or is surmounted by a feather or crest.
The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.
If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.
The Aztec numerals, which were vigesimal or reckoned by scores, were depicted by dots or circles up to 20, which was represented by a flag, 400 (a score of scores) by a feather, and 8000 (a score of scores of scores) by a purse; but for convenience these symbols might be halved and quartered, so that 534 might be shown by one feather, one quarter of a feather, one flag, one-half of a flag, and four dots.
Rio de Janeiro has manufactures of flour from imported wheat, cotton, woollen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, readymade clothing, furniture, vehicles, cigars and cigarettes, chocolate, fruit conserves, refined sugar, biscuits, macaroni, ice, beer, artificial liquors, mineral waters, soap, stearine candles, perfumery, feather flowers, printing type, &c. There are numerous machine o nd repair shops, the most important of which are the shops of the Central railway.
The apparently insuperable difficulties of Sweden in Poland was the feather that turned the scale; on the 1st of June 1657, Frederick III.
The name of Archaeopteryx litho graphica was based by Hermann von Meyer upon a feather (Gr.irrEpv, wing) found in 1861 in the lithographic slate quarries of Solenhofen in Bavaria, the geological horizon being that of the Kimmeridge clay of the Upper Oolite or Jurassic system.
The Feather, emptying into the Sacramento river about 20 m.
When dry it explodes even on touching with a feather.
Its bill is shorter than its head; its tarsi are reticulated instead of scutellated in front, with the upper part feathered instead of being bare; and the plumage of its body and wings is very different, each feather being tipped with a distinct whitish band, while that of the head and neck is greyishbrown.
Its body looks too heavy for its limbs, which are free from the " feather " so much admired in the two other heavy breeds; it possesses a characteristic chestnut colour.
Heavy and well grown with lots of bone and feather, will make an ideal family all-rounder or ride and drive.
A dead man's body is hanging by a pink feather boa from a solitary tree in a secluded part of a forest.
Glam wigs, flares, leopard skins, feather bowers and hot pants fill the stage as the glitz production unfolds.
Natasha wept, sitting on the blue-striped feather bed and hugging her friend.
No, my dear boy," he continued, "you and your generals won't get on against Buonaparte; you'll have to call in the French, so that birds of a feather may fight together.
When Prince Andrew reached the room prepared for him and lay down in a clean shirt on the feather bed with its warmed and fragrant pillows, he felt that the battle of which he had brought tidings was far, far away from him.
She sat in an armchair in her dressing jacket and nightcap and Katie, sleepy and disheveled, beat and turned the heavy feather bed for the third time, muttering to herself.
The wet nurse supported the coverlet with her chin, while the priest with a goose feather anointed the boy's little red and wrinkled soles and palms.
This couch was high, with a feather bed and five pillows each smaller than the one below.
Natasha jumped on it, sank into the feather bed, rolled over to the wall, and began snuggling up the bedclothes as she settled down, raising her knees to her chin, kicking out and laughing almost inaudibly, now covering herself up head and all, and now peeping at her mother.
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
This weight also provides warmth up to approximately the equivalent of 7.5 tog in conventional down, feather and polyester filled duvets.
Soft as a feather, the almost transparent black voile floats gently to the ground when tossed with unbridled passion into the air !
If you want to focus specifically on the Thanksgiving holiday, though, try a turkey cake topper or a turkey feather decoration.
This is a more affordable style of comforter whereas a baffle box construction seals the feather inside the inner walls of the baffling and therefore maintains the integrity of the lofting.
Feather the leaves a little using your rubber spatula for a more realistic look.
Weston is adding another feather to her cap this month, with the publishing of her debut novel Before I Go (out on Campfire Press September 2006).
The brownish-violet flower panicles have at first erect branches, but as the flowers open these branches curve over gracefully and resemble a Prince of Wales Feather.
Past decades have also had their own respective trends; from the famous feather cut of the '70s to the big hair of the '80s, it seems that no era has passed without a significant hair style attached to it.
Pair bangs with a bob cut for something edgy, or ask your stylist to feather some long layers into your fringe to create feminine wisp and movement.
If you want to add bohemian edge to your hairstyle, consider adding feather hair extensions.
Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.
On the 21st day of the sale of Bullock's Museum in 1819, Lot 38 is entered in the Catalogue as "The Tail Feather of a magnificent undescribed Trogon," and probably belonged to this species.
He throws himself prostrate on the ground, with every feather on his body standing up and quivering; but he seems as if he were afraid of coming too near his mistress.
The Egyptian monuments represent the Purasati with a very distinctive feather head-dress resembling that of the Lycians and Mycenaeans.
He is also identified with the devil; thus, in accordance with old German tradition, he is dressed as a nobleman (ein edler Junker), all in red, with a little cape of stiff silk, a cock's feather in his hat, and a long pointed sword; at the witches' Sabbath on the Brocken he is hailed as "the knight with the horse's hoof," and Sybel in Auerbach's Keller is not too drunk not to notice that he limps.
Farn; the Indo-European root, seen in the Sanskrit parna, a feather, shows the primary meaning; cf.
His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.
One of the most perfect cases of mimicry in birds is presented by a Madagascar thrush or babbler (Tylas eduardi), which resembles feather for feather a shrike (Xenopirostris polleni), from the same island.