Definition of ostrich plume in English:

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ostrich plume

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A feather or bunch of feathers from an ostrich.
Example sentences
  • Oooh, you mean you are not dying for a vermilion velveteen jacket with a matching ostrich plume collar and complementing box check pants?
  • The birds don beaked half-masks and wield ostrich plume fans.
  • They were dressed in dark blue velvet robes adorned with the garter, star and collar, red velvet hoods, worn on the right shoulder, and black velvet bonnets topped with swaying ostrich plumes.

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