plucked

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plucked

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pluck

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plucked (comparative more plucked, superlative most plucked)

  1. Having had the feathers, hair, etc. removed by plucking.
  2. (of the strings of an instrument) Played by plucking.
  3. (UK, slang, dated) Having courage and spirit; plucky.
    • 1869, George J. Whyte-Melville, M. Or N. (volume 1, page 200)
      He could scarcely contain his admiration. "What a plucked un!" he muttered; "what a plucked un! No miss," he added, "you needn't fear. Fear, says I? You never feared nothink in your life. []

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