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Meaning of DISPLUME

Pronunciation:  dis'ploom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
  2. [v]  strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
 

DISPLUME is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: deplumate, deplume, deplume, pluck, pull, tear
 
 See Also: despoil, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle, strip, strip

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*plume"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Displumed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Displuming}.] [Pref. dis- + plume: cf. OF. desplumer,
F. d['e]plumer.]
To strip of, or as of, a plume, or plumes; to deprive of
decoration; to dishonor; to degrade.

      Displumed, degraded, and metamorphosed.  --Burke.

 

 

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