Definition of pluck at
: to pull part of (something) with one's fingers especially more than once He nervously plucked at the blanket.
Word by Word Definitions
: to pull or pick off or out
: to remove something (such as hairs) from by or as if by plucking
: rob, fleece
: an act or instance of plucking or pulling
: the heart, liver, lungs, and trachea of a slaughtered animal especially as an item of food
: courageous readiness to fight or continue against odds : dogged resolution
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