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 for Downy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Downy \Down"y\ (-[y^]), a.
     1. Covered with down, or with pubescence or soft hairs. "A
        downy feather." --Shak.
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              Plants that . . . have downy or velvet rind upon
              their leaves.                         --Bacon.
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     2. Made of, or resembling, down. Hence, figuratively: Soft;
        placid; soothing; quiet. "A downy shower." --Keble. "Downy
        pillow." --Pope.
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              Time steals on with downy feet.       --Young.
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     3. Cunning; wary. [Slang, Eng.] --Latham.
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