Results for pluck

Definitions of pluck:

part of speech: verb transitive

To pull away: to snatch: to strip.

part of speech: noun

The heart, liver, and lights of an animal; courage.

part of speech: noun

A single act of plucking.

part of speech: noun

The heart, liver, and lungs of an animal, perh. so called because plucked out after it is killed: hence heart, courage, spirit.

part of speech: verb transitive

To pull off, out, or up; as, to pluck weeds; pick or gather, as to pluck grapes; to pull or twitch; as, to pluck the strings of a banjo; to strip completely, as of feathers.

part of speech: verb

To pull with sudden force; to pull off, out, or up; to snatch.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To give a sudden pull; to tug.

part of speech: noun

A pull; a snatch; a tug; the heart, liver, and lungs of an animal; colloquially, spirit or courage; as, a man of pluck.

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