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Pluck

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(1):

(v. i.) To make a motion of pulling or twitching; - usually with at; as, to pluck at one's gown.

(2):

(v. t.) To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl.

(3):

(n.) The heart, liver, and lights of an animal.

(4):

(n.) Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude.

(5):

(n.) The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck, v. t., 4.

(6):

(v. t.) The lyrie.

(7):

(v. t.) To pull; to draw.

(8):

(v. t.) To reject at an examination for degrees.

(9):

(n.) The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch.

(10):

(v. t.) Especially, to pull with sudden force or effort, or to pull off or out from something, with a twitch; to twitch; also, to gather, to pick; as, to pluck feathers from a fowl; to pluck hair or wool from a skin; to pluck grapes.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Pluck'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/p/pluck.html. 1828.

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