[ feth -er-leg-id, -legd ]
/ ˈfɛð ərˌlɛg ɪd, -ˌlɛgd /
adjective Southern U.S.
Origin of feather-legged
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for feather-legged
In feather-legged fowls the feathers appear first along the outer sides of the shanks and toes.Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson