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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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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.
Oh, it is well enough as the production of a human composer, sung by featherless bipeds, to quote the late Diogenes.
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.
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
Meanwhile, the greater spotted featherless skank robs phones from women on a daily, if not hourly, basis and there's no call for a cull.
Ragged and almost featherless chickens are shown cooped up with rotting carcasses of birds that have already died.
Afloat in orange cages on the coastal wetland, the featherless chirpers warn researchers of toxic fumes rising from oil.
The eastern area is underlain with a featherless debris flow unit and has considerable young erosion cover complicating structural mapping.
The physical examination revealed a solid, featherless mass approximately 1.
Cutaneous APV infection is characterized by nodular lesions on featherless areas of the body; diphtheritic APV infection usually results in higher death rates and produces nodular lesions on the mucous membranes of the mouth, esophagus, and/or trachea (1).