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plume
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 9
1. A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather.
2. An ornamental tuft of feathers.
4. A token of honor or prowess; that on which one prides himself; a prize or reward.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pick and adjust the plumes or feathers of; to dress or prink.
2. To strip of feathers; to pluck; to strip; to pillage; also, to peel.
3. To adorn with feathers or plumes.
4. To pride; to vaunt; to boast; - used reflexively; as, he plumes himself on his skill.
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