Definitions for plucker
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word plucker
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to pull off or out from the place of growth, as fruit, flowers, or feathers.
to grasp or grab:
to pluck someone's sleeve.
to pull with sudden force or with a jerk.
to pull or detach by force (often fol. by away, off, or out).
to remove feathers or hair from by pulling:
to pluck a chicken.
Slang. to rob; cheat.
Category: Status (usage)
to sound (the strings of a musical instrument) by pulling at them with the fingers or a plectrum.
Category: Music and Dance
(v.i.)to pull or tug sharply (often fol. by at).
to snatch (often fol. by at).
(n.)the act of plucking; a tug.
Origin of pluck:
bef. 1000; ME plukken (v.), OE pluccian, c. MLG plucken; akin to D plukken, G pflücken
One who plucks.
one who, or that which, plucks
a machine for straightening and cleaning wool
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