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  1. tar-and-feather(verb)

    smear the body of (someone) with tar and feathers; done in some societies as punishment

    "The thief was tarred and feathered"

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  1. tar-and-feather(Verb)

    To cover a person in sticky tar, then covered in feathers which stick to the tar. An archaic means of humiliating a person.


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