a tuft of feathers

a tuft of feathers
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • tuft|ed — «TUHF tihd», adjective. 1. furnished with a tuft or tufts: »a tufted quilt. 2. having a tuft of feathers on the head; crested. 3. formed into a tuft or tufts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuft — Tuft, n. [Prov. E. tuff, F. touffe; of German origin; cf. G. zopf a weft of hair, pigtail, top of a tree. See {Top} summit.] 1. A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuft — [tuft] n. [ME (with unhistoric t) < OFr tufe, prob. < L tufa, a kind of helmet crest] 1. a bunch of hairs, feathers, grass, etc. growing closely together or attached at the base 2. any similar cluster; specif., a) a clump of plants or trees …   English World dictionary

  • tuft — [tʌft] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: tufe] a bunch of hair, feathers, grass etc growing or held closely together at their base tuft of ▪ tufts of grass …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tuft — [ tʌft ] noun count several individual pieces of grass, hair, feathers, or fibers that are all growing or joined together at the bottom end: tufts of reddish hair …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tuft — [n] clump of strands of something bunch, cluster, collection, cowlick, feathers, group, knot, plumage, ruff, shock, topknot, tussock; concepts 392,432,471 …   New thesaurus

  • tuft — [[t]tʌft[/t]] n. 1) anat. bot a bunch or cluster of small, usu. upright but flexible parts, as hair, feathers, flowers, or leaves, that are attached or close together at the base 2) clo a cluster of cut threads used decoratively on garments,… …   From formal English to slang

  • tuft — /tʌft / (say tuft) noun 1. a bunch of small, usually soft and flexible things, as feathers, hairs, etc., fixed at the base with the upper part loose. 2. a small clump of bushes, trees, etc. 3. a cluster of short stalked flowers, leaves, etc.,… …  

  • tuft — tufter, n. /tuft/, n. 1. a bunch or cluster of small, usually soft and flexible parts, as feathers or hairs, attached or fixed closely together at the base and loose at the upper ends. 2. a cluster of short, fluffy threads, used to decorate cloth …   Universalium

  • tuft — UK [tʌft] / US noun [countable] Word forms tuft : singular tuft plural tufts several individual pieces of grass, hair, feathers, or fibres that are all growing or joined together at the bottom end tufts of reddish hair …   English dictionary

  • tuft — 1. noun /tʌft/ a) A bunch of feathers, grass or hair, etc., held together at the base. b) A cluster of threads drawn tightly through upholstery, a mattress or a …   Wiktionary


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