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down feather

small feathers whose barbs do not unite to form a closed vane, thus giving it a fluffy appearance.
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Now I'm really comfortable, although the screen could do with being about four inches higher, as I still have to duck down to shelter from wind and noise.
I had to duck down because the car windows were exploding.
NEW YORK -- 2K Sports and Duck Down Music announced today that the NBA[R] 2K12 producer and MC contests have officially begun.
After getting her beauty sleep in one of Stena Line's upgraded sea view cabins, complete with duck down pillows and duvet and luxury linens, she catches up with what's happening thanks to free Wi-Fi and papers.
READEROFFER Duckdown Wraparound THE moment you touch this luxuriously soft duck down wraparound, you'll want to cuddle into its incredible warmth.
I remember it well having had to duck down out of sight and out of danger.
THERE were big scares yesterday for Juan Martin Del Potro and Maric Cilic, who may be stumblingblocks in Andy Murray's hopes of breaking his Grand Slam duck Down Under, but sadly for fans of the Scot both players edged through to fight another day, writes Adrian Humphries.
The feather down pillows, comforters and feather beds are made from hyper-cleaned, allergen-free duck down or feathers and are covered 100 percent cotton leak proof covers.
Sensing that Iraqi insurgents in the vicinity had prompted the exodus, the patrol commander ordered all the troops to duck down as we sped through the now ominously quiet streets.
Now they're taller than the house itself, their branches stretch on to my roof, the roots are pushing up the pavement and their lower branches are so low that pedestrians have to duck down to get by.
But it's fun to duck down one of the back roads to find a special treasure.
The Pembroke corgi is low enough to the ground to nip the cows' heels to get them moving and when the cow kicks back it can duck down and miss it.