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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
featherbed \featherbed\ n.
1. a mattress stuffed with feathers.
Syn: feather bed.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a mattress stuffed with feathers [syn: feather bed,
v 1: treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper
the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!" [syn:
pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby,
coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]
2: hire more workers than are necessary
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