from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To pluck off; to crop; to gather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pluck off; to crop; to gather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pluck off; crop; tear; rend.
Latin decerpere; de- + carpere to pluck. (Wiktionary)