What does deplume mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deplume, displumeverb

    strip of honors, possessions, or attributes

  2. pluck, pull, tear, deplume, deplumate, displumeverb

    strip of feathers

    "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To DEPLUMEverb

    To strip of its feathers.

    Etymology: de and pluma, Latin.


  1. deplume

    Deplume is not a recognized term in most English dictionaries. It may be a misspelling or a rarely used term. If intended as "de-plume", it could be interpreted as the action of removing feathers from a bird. Please provide more context for an accurate definition.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deplumeverb

    to strip or pluck off the feather of; to deprive of of plumage

  2. Deplumeverb

    to lay bare; to expose

  3. Etymology: [LL. deplumare; L. de- + plumare to cover with feathers, pluma feather: cf. deplumis featherless, and F. dplumer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deplume

    de-plōōm′, v.t. to take the plumes or feathers from.—n. Deplumā′tion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplume in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deplume in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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