plucker

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pluck +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

plucker (plural pluckers)

  1. One who plucks.
    • December 2007, Cambridge News - Festive facts at Christmas
      Irishman Vincent Pilkington is the world's fastest turkey plucker at one minute and 30 seconds. He once plucked 244 turkeys in 24 hours.
    • Shakespeare
      Thou setter up and plucker down of kings.
  2. A machine for straightening and cleaning wool.