Downy

Definition of Downy

Down´y   Pronunciation:
a.1.Covered with down, or with pubescence or soft hairs.
Plants that . . . have downy or velvet rind upon their leaves.
- Bacon.
2.Made of, or resembling, down. Hence, figuratively: Soft; placid; soothing; quiet.
Time steals on with downy feet.
- Young.
3.Cunning; wary.

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