I suspect that it has fallen out of favor since then.The time of childhood.
“Here I was got into the scenes of my cap-and-feather days.”—Cobbett.
Ha, that's an excellent idea, se16teddy. Of course, I've known that phrase ever since I heard Elton John's song "I don't wanna go on with you like that", where it means something you proudly possess and put up on public display.... a feather in his cap, which is a metaphor for an achievement, particularly a publicly visible achievement that earns admiration. I suppose that the idea is that you might celebrate a success by putting a feather in your cap.
Google shows around 2,000 results and I wonder if it means "childhood" to you?
On the first page, it often shows you a number which is a guess. Page forward through your 2,000 results and you will see that it will stop before 150 results. It is probably not very noticeable to you, but I start seeing sites in Chinese characters on the second page and by the sixth page almost all the sites are in Chinese.Hi, Panj, long time no see. You're as stern as it ever was.
But I really want to show you the "Google" here showed me around 2000 results.
So, if you think it is convenient, I can show you the screen grab.