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heritage callout

heritage callout  n.—Gloss: a design that references a particular ethnic, racial, or national group, such as traditional Native American patterns on products targeted at Native Americans. «The design features several “heritage...

featherwood

featherwood  n.— «Though Smith’s link to the Aryan Circle is unclear, white supremacist women are often referred to as “featherwoods.” Smith goes by the nickname “Little Feather.”» —“Suspect had possible ties...

woolly bugger

woolly bugger  n.— «“It’s like a woolly bugger,” the 61-year-old doctor explains as he wraps the green herl of a peacock feather around the metal shank of a fishhook, “but I’m going to tie it like a cockatouche...

ATM machine

ATM machine  n.— «Targeting immigrants is not unique to Oakland. Last month Richmond police were called to investigate the fatal robbery of an El Salvadoran immigrant. The city’s street thugs sometimes refer to Latino and Asian laborers as...

imping

imping  n.— «A bird found entangled in fishing line and hanging from a tree is getting some unusual help from University of California-Davis wildlife veterinarians. It’s getting feather implants. While it sounds bizarre, doctors say...

leather and feather epic

leather and feather epic  n.— «According to Montgomery, the joke in the native community is that every movie that comes out about Native Americans features roles that are, well, rather predictable. In other words, they might as well be...