Associations to the word «Plucked»
PLUCKED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of pluck
PLUCKED, adjective. (of something with feathers, hair etc.) Having had these items removed by plucking.
PLUCKED, adjective. (of the strings of an instrument) Played by plucking.
PLUCKED, adjective. Having courage and spirit; plucky.
PLUCKED, adjective. Of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum.
PLUCKED, adjective. Having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl; "a plucked chicken"; "an unfeathered goose".
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