sulka englanniksi   flight, feather, plume


: Birds are capable of flight

: The migrating birds flight took them to Africa.

: The flight to Paris leaves at 7 oclock tonight

: Where is the departure gate for flight 747? / Go straight down and to the right.

: How many flights is it up?

: take flight

: the flight of a refugee

*: Notice, too, that the shaft is not straight, but bent so that the upper surface of the feather is convex, and the lower concave.

*: Big fellows they were, all of them, their barbaric headdresses and grotesquely painted faces, together with their many metal ornaments and gorgeously coloured feathers, adding to their wild, fierce appearance.

*: Nesting birds pluck some of their own feathers to line the nest, but feather plucking in pet birds is entirely different.

*: I am not of that feather to shake off / My friend when he must need me.

: rfquotek|Knight

*: An eagle had the ill hap to be struck with an arrow feathered from her own wing.

: The stylist feathered my hair.

: After striking the bird, the pilot feathered the left, damaged engines propeller.

*: A few birches and oaks still feathered the narrow ravines.

*: The Polonian story perhaps may feather some tedious hours.

*: They stuck not to say that the king cared not to plume his nobility and people to feather himself.

: rfquotek|Dryden

: rfquotek|Dryden

*: wings ... of many a coloured plume

*: his high plume, that nodded oer his head

*: ambitious to win from me some plume

*: pluming her wings among the breezy bowers

: He plumes himself on his skill.

: rfquotek|South

: rfquotek|Francis Bacon

: rfquotek|Dryden

*: Farewell the plumed troop.

: Smoke plumed from his pipe then slowly settled towards the floor.

*: We mention this observation, not with any view of pretending to account for so odd a behaviour, but lest some critic should hereafter plume himself on discovering it.

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