to pluck. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • ploat — I Cleveland Dialect List to strip off or pluck e.g. feathers from a fowl; to plunder or rifle: they ll ploat him II A Geordie Dictionary To pluck feathers …   English dialects glossary

  • ploat — ˈplōt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Dutch ploten to pluck out (wool) chiefly Scotland 1. : to pluck feathers from (a bird) ploat your geese 2. : cheat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exploitieren — (frz., spr. plŏat ), ins Werk setzen, ausrichten; ausbeuten, nutzbar machen; exploitābel, nutzbar; Exploitation, Nutzbarmachung, Ausbeutung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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