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plume

noun

1 plume

Anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness.

Polish: słup



2 plume

A feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament.

Dutch: plumeau, stoffer, veder, veer

3 plume

The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

synonyms: feather, plumage.

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more

Dutch: al gezien al gedaan, gevederte, pluim, pluimage, veder, veer, verenkleed
Polish: pióro

verb

1 plume

Rip off; ask an unreasonable price.

synonyms: fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, rob, soak, surcharge.

Dutch: ontroven

2 plume

Be proud of.

synonyms: congratulate, pride.

3 plume

Deck with a plume.

4 plume

Clean with one's bill.

synonym: preen.

5 plume

Form a plume.

6 plume

Dress or groom with elaborate care.

synonyms: dress, preen, primp.


Moby thesaurus: bead, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, brush up, crest, diamond, dress, engrave, feather, fettle, figure, filigree, flag, flounce, flower, garland, gem, groom, hackle ... show more.

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