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A fine edge produced by tapering a board or other object.
- ‘A planar-laminated silty dolostone was regarded as a thin or condensed ‘Winchell Creek Siltstone’ near the western feather edge of the member.’
- ‘As fall and winter progress, the feather edges wear away, revealing a spring surprise!’
- ‘Apply pressure on the outer edge of the knife as you draw the tool across the surface to form a thin, ‘feather edge‘of compound.’
- ‘The distal front of a namakier advances like a lava flow or a caterpillar tank-track (and retreats as a dissolving feather edge).’
- ‘The root face is obtained by grinding the feather edge to provide a small root face.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.