- to subject to or engage in featherbedding.
Origin of featherbed
First recorded in 1945–50; back formation from featherbedding
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Examples from the Web for featherbed
I have heard of one who used to get into the middle of a featherbed.Expository Writing
Mervin James Curl
Coming home it was a gorgeous winter's night on the Featherbed Mountain.Ulysses
I have a piece of mutton and a featherbed for you at all times; I pray make haste.The Works of John Marston
A bit of straw matting, laid over a featherbed, and covered with the under sheet, makes a very cool bed for an infant.A Treatise on Domestic Economy
Catherine Esther Beecher
It is, indeed, from no featherbed journey or carpet-knight's tour that Mr Coke has recently returned.