Deplumate
Deplumate De*plu"mate, a. [LL. diplumatus, p. p. of deplumare. See {Deplume}.] (Zo["o]l.) Destitute or deprived of features; deplumed. [1913 Webster]

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  • deplumate — de·plu·mate …   English syllables

  • deplumate — verb strip of feathers pull a chicken pluck the capon • Syn: ↑pluck, ↑pull, ↑tear, ↑deplume, ↑displume • Hypernyms: ↑strip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deplumation — Dep lu*ma tion, n. [See {Deplumate}.] 1. The stripping or falling off of plumes or feathers. Bp. Stillingfleet [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A disease of the eyelids, attended with loss of the eyelashes. Thomas. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displume — verb 1. strip of honors, possessions, or attributes • Syn: ↑deplume • Hypernyms: ↑plunder, ↑despoil, ↑loot, ↑reave, ↑strip, ↑rifle, ↑ransack …   Useful english dictionary

  • deplumated — adjective see deplumate …   Useful english dictionary

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