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What does the word "Plumed" mean?

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edvards1 | Student | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 20, 2012 at 6:12 AM via web

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What does the word "Plumed" mean?

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gpane | College Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted September 20, 2012 at 10:40 AM (Answer #1)

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As an adjective, 'plumed' means decorated with feathers; if taken as a verb, it means to take pride in, to congratulate oneself, as in 'he plumed himself upon his sporting ability.'

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shoshona | College Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted September 22, 2012 at 1:42 AM (Answer #2)

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The above is a good answer. It can also mean resembling a feather.

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