a.1.Having a feather-edge; also, having one edge thinner than the other, as a board; - in the United States, said only of stuff one edge of which is made as thin as practicable.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I began to occupy my house on the 4th of July, as soon as it was boarded and roofed, for the boards were carefully feather-edged and lapped, so that it was perfectly impervious to rain, but before boarding I laid the foundation of a chimney at one end, bringing two cartloads of stones up the hill from the pond in my arms.
Reactive glazes, a staple for some dinnerware manufacturers, have become the go-to look for many more, and techniques have evolved to produce drip-like effects or feather-edged, crystallized designs that enhance the homemade look.
Wearing a shimmering yellow feather-edged gown, Dame Shirley couldn't avoid the rain either but despite the downpour, she kept on singing with a big smile on her face, much to her fans' delight.
In total 111 planks were stolen - it was feather-edged timber which had been treated especially for all weathers.
Another neighbour, who also wished to remain anonymous, said that eight 5ft feather-edged fencing panels had been taken from the house where the cleaner was working on Saturday night.
Inject energy into evergreen planting schemes with ivory-white tulips such as the classic feather-edged White Parrot, long- stemmed lily-like tulip White Triumphator and elegant Spring Green that slightly feathered petals each with a bright green central band.