Definitions for plucked
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word plucked
of a stringed instrument; sounded with the fingers or a plectrum
having the feathers removed, as from a pelt or a fowl
"a plucked chicken"; "an unfeathered goose"
(of something with feathers, hair etc.) Having had these items removed by plucking.
Played by plucking.
having courage and spirit
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Truth is a fruit which should not be plucked until it is ripe.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ...
Democritus plucked his eye out because he could not look at a woman without thinking of her as a woman. If he had read a few of our novels, he would have torn himself to pieces.
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
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