Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plumes collectively; a number of plumes taken together; a display of plumes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Plumes, collectively or in general; plumage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plumes, collectively or in general; plumage.

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Examples

  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when Hasan had carried off the girl's plumery, she sought it but found it not and her sisterhood flew away leaving her alone.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Thereupon he waxed distracted, with a heart afire for love of the chief damsel and repenting him that he had not stolen her plumery.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Find ne'er a nesty home and eke shed all his plumery!

    Arabian nights. English

  • So he went up to the tree and found under it a table spread with all manner meats, whilst on a branch of the branches sat a great bird, whose body was of pearls and leek-green emeralds, its feet of silver, its beak of red carnelian and its plumery of precious metals; and it was engaged in singing the praises of Allah the Most High and blessing Mohammed (on whom be benediction and peace!) —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • a heart afire for love of the chief damsel and repenting him that he had not stolen her plumery.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • when Bulukiya landed and walked about the island he found therein many marvels, especially a bird whose body was of pearls and leek green emeralds and its plumery of precious metals; and it was engaged in singing the praises of Allah the Most High and blessing Mohammed (upon whom be benediction and peace!).

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when Hasan had carried off the girl’s plumery, she sought it but found it not and her sisterhood flew away leaving her alone.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Find ne’er a nesty home and eke shed all his plumery!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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