displume

displume
verb
1. strip of honors, possessions, or attributes
Syn: ↑deplume
Hypernyms:
plunder, ↑despoil, ↑loot, ↑reave, ↑strip, ↑rifle, ↑ransack, ↑pillage, ↑foray
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

2. strip of feathers
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pull a chicken

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pluck the capon

Syn: ↑pluck, ↑pull, ↑tear, ↑deplume, ↑deplumate
Hypernyms: ↑strip
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something


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  • Displume — 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. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • displume — index plunder Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • displume — /dis ploohm /, v.t., displumed, displuming. 1. to strip of plumes; deplume. 2. to strip of honors. [1470 80; DIS 1 + PLUME; cf. DEPLUME] * * * …   Universalium

  • displume — verb To deprive of feathers, plumes, awards …   Wiktionary

  • displume — v. remove feathers, strip of plumes; take away honors or wealth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • displume — dis·plume …   English syllables

  • Displumed — Displume 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Displuming — Displume 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plunder — I noun booty, depredation, devastation, foray, haul, ill gotten goods, illicit gains, loot, maraud, pillage, praeda, raid, rapina, rapine, ravin, razzia, robbery, sack, seizure, spoils, spoliation, stolen articles, stolen goods, take, theft II… …   Law dictionary

  • abase — Synonyms and related words: abash, bring down, bring low, bump, bust, cast down, cower, cringe, crush, debase, degrade, demean, demote, deplume, diminish, disgrade, displume, downgrade, dump, dump on, fawn, grovel, humble, humiliate, lower, put… …   Moby Thesaurus

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