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eiderdown

1. the breast down of the female eider duck, with which it lines the nest, used for stuffing pillows, quilts, etc.
2. US a warm cotton fabric having a woollen nap
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Our indulgent made-to-order Eiderdown Duvet is filled purely with precious Eider duck down and encased in a soft, temperatureregulating silk casing.
IT'S THE same each time a new series of Big Brother is announced - I involuntarily scrunch up my face in a manner usually reserved for the discovery of dog muck on the eiderdown.
Noah produced a wonderfully floated C that was as soft as eiderdown.
The historical overview of government programs that promoted commercialization of food in northern Canada is limited to a very brief four pages that focus narrowly on the issue of social assistance payments, sedentarization and state-driven local economic development initiatives (collection of eiderdown, for instance) in the post World War II period.
One of them had been working in two homes in bombed-out houses in Newcastle and had "looted" an eiderdown, a tea set and a vacuum cleaner, before selling them to the second man.
Heavenly paradise, probably, is rather boring, and there's so much fluffy Seraphic eiderdown there that smoking is banned," writes the author in one: ".
Then treat them to a clingfilm blanket to keep the moisture in and a newspaper eiderdown to keep the light out so they don't bolt.
I remember some sherry being decanted into small glasses and handed around and how with my eiderdown around me (when did we change to duvets?
Lying there in her warm cocoon of eiderdown and blissfully half asleep, she wondered what it was.
It is filled with eiderdown feathers from Greenland.
Book of Etiquette": What was I after / in the orchard the / roots What was the lesson / he missed the rhetoric And / on the bed the eiderdown / And on the plate the urgency / the peat the impossibilities What / was the string that snapped the golden/plectrum the bedpan the syllables / an unstrung bowl of unripe / the rinds the bracelet the bare wrist
Lewis, who bought Edredon Bleu as a fouryear-old through the late Pierre-Charles Le Metayer, travelled to Knight's yard with wife Valerie and declared that ``the Blue Eiderdown is going out to grass