A feather in the cap

Related to A feather in the cap: feather in my cap
an honour, trophy, or mark of distinction.

See also: Feather

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
Locharbriggs D can thank Bill Hogg for getting them off to a great start, his black ball victory over Silver's John Currie (who shared the most wins before the match) a feather in the cap of the Senior of Senior player, backed up by another senior player in captain David Fuller who recorded the second black ball win of the match to secure the draw against the joint third placed team, the potential win scuppered by Silver's John Furfey whose final frame victory avoided what would have been an uncomfortable and unexpected defeat.