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- adj. Having or decorated with a plume or plumes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume
- adj. having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
- adj. having or covered with or abounding in plumes
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In 18th-century England, Georgiana Cavendish, the Duchess of Devonshire, used her extravagant tastes to support the Whig cause against George III, wearing outrageously plumed hats to political rallies.
The service began with a flag procession by purple-plumed members of the Knights of Columbus and ended with the singing of "America the Beautiful."
I imagined myself in that plumed helmet, that iron sword in my hand, and that cold sneer on my lips.
We go look for a nice plumed bird and some really good farmer's organic vegetables.
If they're not terrorists, if they're pirates as you say―although the name makes me think of men in plumed hats with swords rather than semi-automatic weapons―then they are only self-interested and are taking what they want.
Another one is of a man with a pikestaff and a big plumed hat; probably painted around 1500–1520 and fairly certainly not religious.
Dust and debris plumed above the cleft while more boulders cascaded down.
Other useful clothing options include a large white-plumed hat and a pair of luminescent running shoes with good traction.
The central figures are two plumed boys, types we associate with Caravaggio's early secular pictures.
I marveled at the rich photos and detailed copy—and desperately coveted that oval snuffbox with the plumed helmet on the lid.
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