[feth -er-stich] /ˈfɛð ərˌstɪtʃ/
an embroidery stitch producing work in which a succession of branches extend alternately on each side of a central stem.
verb (used with object)
to ornament by featherstitch.
a zigzag embroidery stitch
to decorate (cloth) with featherstitch
noun 1. .
[feth -er-veynd] /ˈfɛð ərˌveɪnd/ adjective, Botany. 1. (of a leaf) having a series of veins branching from each side of the midrib toward the margin; pinnately veined. adjective 1. (of a leaf) having a network of veins branching from the midrib to the margin
[feth -er-weyt] /ˈfɛð ərˌweɪt/ noun 1. a boxer or other contestant intermediate in between a bantamweight and a lightweight, especially a professional boxer weighing up to 126 pounds (57 kg). 2. an insignificant person or thing: He thinks he’s a major composer, but he’s just a featherweight. adjective 3. belonging to the class of featherweights, […]
noun 1. . [feth -er duhs-ter] /ˈfɛð ər ˌdʌs tər/ noun 1. any tube-dwelling polychaete worm of the families Sabellidae and Serpulidae, the numerous species having a crown of feathery tentacles used in feeding and respiration.