Definition of Featherheads

1. Noun. (plural of featherhead) ¹



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Definition of Featherheads

1. featherhead [n] - See also: featherhead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Featherheads

featherdown
feathered
featheredge
featheredged
featheredges
featheredging
featheredness
featherfeet
featherfew
featherfews
featherfoil
featherfoils
featherfoot
featherhead
featherheaded
featherheads (current term)
featherier
featheriest
featherily
featheriness
feathering
feathering strip
feathering strips
featherings
featherless
featherless biped
featherlessness
featherlight
featherlike
featherly

Literary usage of Featherheads

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1. The Book of the Courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione (1903)
"happened to succeed and who perhaps was prudent and had reasoned well and been aided by fortune too,—a thousand other ignorant featherheads will make bold ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"Suppose champagne flowing; with pot-valorous speech, with instrumental music; empty featherheads growing ever the noisier, in their own emptiness, ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Suppose champagne flowing; with pot-valorous speech, with instrumental music ; empty featherheads growing ever the noisier, in their own emptiness, ..."

4. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"... with instrumental music; empty featherheads grow ing ever the noisier, in their own emptiness, in each other'; noise. Her Majesty, who looks unusually ..."

5. Original Plays by William Schwenck Gilbert (1908)
"Pit my sons, My three brave sons, against these popinjays, These tufted jack-a-dandy featherheads, And on the issue let thy hand depend! Prin. ..."

6. Dictionary of Historical Allusions by Harbottle, Thomas Benfield, d. 1904 (1904)
"A title bestowed on Louis XII of France (1498-1515), and on Christian III of Denmark (1533-1559)- featherheads. See Half-breeds. ..."

7. An Introductory Logic by James Edwin Creighton (1909)
"featherheads are always drawn to public names that figure in police courts. (Saturday Review.) 179. "If young collegians from eighteen to twenty-two do not ..."

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