[ feth-er-bohn ]
/ ˈfɛð ərˌboʊn /
a substitute for whalebone, made from the quills of domestic fowls.
FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?
Words nearby featherbone
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for featherbone
Sew in featherbone by cat stitching to the seam, first finishing the ends by button-holing.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson