Definitions for: Displume


[v] strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
[v] strip of honors, possessions, or attributes



Webster (1913) 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.

Synonyms: deplumate, deplume, deplume, pluck, pull, tear

See Also: despoil, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle, strip, strip

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