befeather

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ feather.

VerbEdit

befeather (third-person singular simple present befeathers, present participle befeathering, simple past and past participle befeathered)

  1. (transitive) To deck or cover with feathers.
    • 2001, Leonard Clark, The Rivers Ran East:
      They were making a human fetish doll out of clay, painting and befeathering it, offering yuca to it.
Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 02:04