aftershafted

adjective
having an aftershaft (a small feather at the base of some feathers)
Similar to: ↑feathered

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adjective

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  • aftershafted — adj. 1. having an aftershaft (a small feather at the base of some feathers) [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aftershafted — af·ter·shaft·ed …   English syllables

  • aftershaft — aftershafted, adj. /af teuhr shaft , ahf teuhr shahft /, n. Ornith. 1. a supplementary feather, usually small, arising from the underside of the base of the shafts of certain feathers in many birds. 2. the shaft of such a feather. [1865 70; AFTER …   Universalium

  • aftershaft — noun a supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds • Hypernyms: ↑feather, ↑plume, ↑plumage * * * aftershafted, adj. /af teuhr shaft , ahf teuhr shahft /, n. Ornith. 1. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feathered — adjective 1. adorned with feathers or plumes (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑feathery, ↑plumy • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated • Derivationally related forms: ↑feather …   Useful english dictionary

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