Associations to the word «Plucked»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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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