Powder down

(Zool.) the peculiar dust, or exfoliation, of powder-down feathers.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He then emptied a tube of itching powder down her neck and sprayed her hair with orange paint.
Pushing lots of powder down a tiny hole is the most damaging combination for heat-induced wear.
"I have put ant powder down, I've tried using bleach and insect killer," said Mr Kershaw.
Walking along London's Oxford Street unusually early - at 5am - one morning, he saw a man putting small piles of white powder down in the middle of the usually busy thoroughfare.
Pour the powder charge into your homemade powder measure, and then pour the powder down the barrel.
It was introduced at a time when the standard mode of rifle shooting was to pour powder down a barrel, ram home a lead projectile on top of the powder and then ignite the whole shebang with a percussion cap.
1 Start at the crease of the lid and apply a dark grey powder down and out towards the edge of the eye and along the upper lash line too.
Highlight: Apply a highlighting powder down the front of your legs, from the thigh, over the knee and to the shin.
Do not expect to stuff copious quantities of slow-burning powder down a .30 cal.
As Auntie Liz, she left many chuckling over their cocoa while writer and star Simon Amstell looked about as comfortable in the show as a man with itching powder down his vest.
Probably the fastest way to turn a blackpowder rifle into a bomb is to pour smokeless powder down the muzzle.
If the flooring was not properly laid, a quick remedy is to work talcum powder down into the joint between the flooring but this is not a long-term solution.