Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Provided or adorned with one or more plumes or plumelike structures.
  • adjective Having hair that resembles a plume, as in being long and fluffy.

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  • adjective Having or decorated with a plume or plumes.

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  • adjective (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume
  • adjective having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
  • adjective having or covered with or abounding in plumes

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Examples

  • I imagined myself in that plumed helmet, that iron sword in my hand, and that cold sneer on my lips.

    Bone Hinge

  • I imagined myself in that plumed helmet, that iron sword in my hand, and that cold sneer on my lips.

    Bone Hinge

  • 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.

    Passeridae

  • Other useful clothing options include a large white-plumed hat and a pair of luminescent running shoes with good traction.

    Crossing the carretera

  • Another one is of a man with a pikestaff and a big plumed hat; probably painted around 1500–1520 and fairly certainly not religious.

    Life in a medieval home

  • We go look for a nice plumed bird and some really good farmer's organic vegetables.

    Model Erin O'Connor Is a Londoner at Heart

  • 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."

    Supreme Court justices kick off session with traditional Red Mass

  • 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.

    Le Freak, C

  • I imagined myself in that plumed helmet, that iron sword in my hand, and that cold sneer on my lips.

    Bone Hinge

  • Dust and debris plumed above the cleft while more boulders cascaded down.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

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