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displume


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Displume  \Dis*plume"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Displumed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Displuming}.]  [Pref.  dis-  +  plume:  cf  OF  desplumer 
  F.  d['e]plumer.] 
  To  strip  of  or  as  of  a  plume,  or  plumes;  to  deprive  of 
  decoration;  to  dishonor;  to  degrade. 
 
  Displumed,  degraded,  and  metamorphosed.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  displume 
  v  1:  strip  of  honors,  possessions,  or  attributes  [syn:  {deplume}] 
  2:  strip  of  feathers;  as  of  chickens  [syn:  {pluck},  {pull},  {tear}, 
  {deplume},  {deplumate}] 




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