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Definition of plumed

: provided with or adorned with or as if with a plume often used in combination a white-plumed egret

Examples of plumed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gros painted the extravagantly uniformed general, swathed in gilded sashes and crowned with a red-plumed hat, closer to 6 feet 8. Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2020 Pat Cleveland spun for photographers in head-to-toe sequins, Susanne Bartsch arrived in a fully plumed look, and Jordan Roth brought out his pearls. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, 18 Feb. 2020 Like the Celtic myths that she was told during her childhood, Mexico is full of stories of ancient sorcery, plumed serpents, jaguar gods and the like. The Economist, 18 Dec. 2019 The desperation re the gorgeous raw material—earth—the sensation of last night, storms spilled, plumed, odor of looking for the various directions. Jorie Graham, The New Yorker, 22 July 2019 The sleek, dark-plumed birds with striking red crowns fly on command, scoop up a pinch of raspberry from your hand (and use your palm as a napkin to wipe their beaks). Terry Demio,, 30 May 2019 And while the blacklight obscured all but the collection's fluorescent plumed mini-dresses, geometric-print jackets, and sculptural plastic eyewear during the show's grand conclusion, up until that point, there was lots to take in above the neck. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, 26 Feb. 2019 Well, not so much the eyes themselves, but the eye region: the plump cheeks, the bold brow, and the plumed lashes offset by all that dewy, sculpted skin. Elissa Strauss, Glamour, 8 Oct. 2018 The other piece de resistance was a completely plumed black feather minidress that looked like a ball of exploding quills. Roxanne Robinson, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 July 2018 See More

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First Known Use of plumed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Plumed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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