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Definition of feather verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

feather

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈfɛðər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they feather
 
he / she / it feathers
 
past simple feathered
 
-ing form feathering
 
 
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Idioms
feather your (own) nest
 
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to make yourself richer, especially by spending money on yourself that should be spent on something else
tar and feather somebody
 
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to put tar on someone then cover them with feathers, as a punishment
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: feather