sickle feather

sick·le feath·er
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik-uh l feth -er]
    • /ˈsɪk əl ˈfɛð ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sik-uh l feth -er]
    • /ˈsɪk əl ˈfɛð ər/

Definitions of sickle feather words

  • noun sickle feather one of the paired, elongated, sickle-shaped, middle feathers of the tail of the rooster. 1
  • noun sickle feather any of the elongated tail feathers of certain birds, esp the domestic cock 0
  • noun sickle feather any long, curving feather, as in the tail of a rooster 0

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Origin of sickle feather

First appearance:

before 1680
One of the 48% oldest English words
First recorded in 1680-90

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Parts of speech for Sickle feather


sickle feather popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

sickle feather usage trend in Literature

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