Each of the long middle feathers of a rooster’s tail.
- The length from the large fowl male's beak to the end of his sickle feather is about 24 inches.
- The tail of a Yokohama is not marked by very long sickle feathers but the well developed saddle feathers.
- These smaller sickle feathers are much like the main sickles but are shorter.
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Syllabification: sick·le feath·er
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