feather boa

see boa

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • feather boa — n a long ↑scarf made of feathers and worn around a woman s neck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feather boa — noun count a long thin piece of clothing made from feathers that women wear around their neck …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Feather boa — A feather boa is a fashion accessory that is usually worn wrapped around the neck like a scarf. A boa may be made of fur, but it is usually made from various types of feathers: Ostrich, marabou, chandelle and turkey are the most common feathers… …   Wikipedia

  • feather boa — noun a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur • Syn: ↑boa • Hypernyms: ↑scarf * * * feather boa UK US noun [countable] [singular feather boa …   Useful english dictionary

  • feather boa — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms feather boa : singular feather boa plural feather boas a long thin piece of clothing made from feathers that women wear round their neck …   English dictionary

  • feather boa — noun (C) a long scarf 1 (1) made of feathers and worn around a woman s neck …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Boa — may refer to:In Biology (Snakes) may refer to: * Any member of the Boidae, a family of medium to large, non venomous, constricting snakes. * Any member of the Boinae, a subfamily of boid snakes. * Any member of Boa (genus), a group of boid snakes …   Wikipedia

  • boa — [[t]bo͟ʊə[/t]] boas 1) N COUNT A boa or a feather boa is a long soft scarf made of feathers or of short pieces of very light fabric. She wore a large pink boa around her neck. 2) N COUNT A boa is the same as a boa constrictor …   English dictionary

  • boa — UK [ˈbəʊə] / US [ˈboʊə] noun [countable] Word forms boa : singular boa plural boas 1) a feather boa 2) a boa constrictor …   English dictionary

  • boa — bo|a [ˈbəuə US ˈbouə] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Lati] 1.) also boa con.strictor a large snake that is not poisonous, but kills animals by crushing them 2.) a ↑feather boa …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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