[ feth-er-leg-id, -legd ]

adjectiveSouthern U.S.

Origin of feather-legged

First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby feather-legged

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How to use feather-legged in a sentence

  • In feather-legged fowls the feathers appear first along the outer sides of the shanks and toes.

    Our Domestic Birds | John H. Robinson