Deplume

Definition of Deplume

De`plume´
v. t.1.To strip or pluck off the feather of; to deprive of of plumage.
[imp. & p. p. Deplumed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Depluming.]
On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather.
- Fuller.
2.To lay bare; to expose.
The exposure and depluming of the leading humbugs of the age.
- De Quincey.

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