Definition for FEAT-URE

FEAT-URE, n. [Norm. faiture; L. factura, a making, from facio, to make; It. fattura.]

  1. The make, form or cast of any part of the face; any single lineament. We speak of large features or small features. We see a resemblance in the features of a parent and of a child.
  2. The make or cast of the face. Report the feature of Octavia, her years. Shak.
  3. The fashion; the make; the whole turn or cast of the body.
  4. The make or form of any part of the surface of a thing, as of a country or landscape.
  5. Lineament; outline; prominent parts; as, the features of a treaty.

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