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Definition of pluck

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Lyrie Ly"rie (l[imac]"r[i^]), n. [Icel. hl[=y]ri a sort of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) A European fish (Peristethus cataphractum), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; -- called also noble, pluck, pogge, sea poacher, and armed bullhead.
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Pluck Pluck, n. 1. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch. 2. [Prob. so called as being plucked out after the animal is killed; or cf. Gael. & Ir. pluc a lump, a knot, a bunch.] The heart, liver, and lights of an animal. 3. Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude. Decay of English spirit, decay of manly pluck. --Thackeray. 4. The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck, v. t., 4. 5. (Zo["o]l.) The lyrie. [Prov. Eng.]

Meaning of pluck from wikipedia

- Pluck or plucking may refer to: Plucking (hair removal), the removal of hair, fur, or feathers Feather-plucking, a behavior in birds Plucking post as...
- Plucker is an offline Web and free e-book reader for Palm OS based handheld devices, Windows Mobile (Pocket PC) devices, and other PDAs. Plucker contains...
- Plucking or tweezing can mean the process of removing human hair, animal hair or a bird's feathers by mechanically pulling the item from the owner's body...
- Plucked string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are pla**** by plucking the strings. Plucking is a way of pulling and releasing...
- Feather-plucking, sometimes termed feather-picking, feather damaging behaviour or pterotillomania, is a maladaptive, behavioural disorder commonly seen...
- Pluck Lake is a lake to the east of Swansea city centre in the Morfa area north of Kilvey Hill. It forms part of Kilvey Community Woodland. Pluck Lake...
- Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist 29643 Plücker, main-belt asteroid Plücker Line Plücker matrix...
- The gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are referred to as the synoptic Gospels because they include many of the same stories, often in a similar sequence...
- The Plucker is a 160 page novel both written and illustrated by Brom. There are three parts to the story, in 22 chapters, and over 100 illustrations in...
- American Pluck is a 1925 American action film directed by Richard Stanton. American Pluck was Stanton's last film. George Walsh - Blaze Derringer Wanda...
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