pluimen

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pluimen

  1. Plural form of pluim

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pluimen (past singular pluimde, past participle gepluimd)

  1. (transitive) To remove the plumage from, as before cooking a bird
  2. (figuratively, transitive) To skin financially
    Nadat hij zijn vader jarenlang had gepluimd hoopte hij vergeefs op een vette erfenis
    After skinning his dad for years, he hoped in vain for a fat inheritance

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