featherless


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Adj.1.Featherless - having no feathersfeatherless - having no feathers; "a featherless biped"; "the unfeathered legs of an Orpington"
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Two featherless beings appeared, uninvited, at the door of the summer-house, surveyed the constitutional creepers, and said, "These must come down"--looked around at the horrid light of noonday, and said, "That must come in"--went away, thereupon, and were heard, in the distance, agreeing together, "To-morrow it shall be done.
The next morning, the Owls--fast asleep in charge of the Constitution--were roused by voices of featherless beings all round them.
March couldn't get over her surprise, and insisted on shaking hands with every one of the featherless birds, from tall Franz and Emil to the little quadroon, who had the sweetest voice of all.
Even in the shallow Marshalsea, the ever young Archer shot off a few featherless arrows now and then from a mouldy bow, and winged a Collegian or two.
See into what wonderful maudlin refuges, featherless ostriches plunge their heads
Oh, it is well enough as the production of a human composer, sung by featherless bipeds, to quote the late Diogenes.
The featherless fowl took months to create and is aimed at the low-fat market.
Just several days old, he fit in the palm of a hand and was pink and featherless.
featherless brood patch which darkened upon the egg,
The globe sat snugly within the orbit and was surrounded by a yellow featherless eyelid margin.
Featherless and blind, a newborn cuckoo will strain every sinew to push the other eggs out of the nest on its back - often while its puzzled parents watch on.
At the moment, our bare hens are starting to look a bit obscene - like that grotesque featherless chicken bred by scientists which was shown on the telly earlier this year.