Datapoint Bahamian Creole/'Body hair' and 'feather'

According to Holm & Shilling (1982: 73–74), to feather refers not only to the process of chickens getting feathers but also to the beginning of puberty in humans. Thus, by extension, feather may refer to "facial and body hair, especially of adolescents“ (1982: 74).

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Example 12-274:
Those chicks beginning to feather.
Those
dem
chicks
chick.pl
beginning
begin.prog
to
to
feather.
feather
Those chickens are getting feathers.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 73

Example 12-275:
He getting little feathers.
He
3sg.m.sbj
getting
get.prog
little
little
feathers.
feather.pl
He’s getting facial and body hair (i.e. he’s entering puberty).

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 74

Example 12-292:
hair
hair
hair
(body) hair
Confidence:
Certain