\ˈplümd \

Definition of plumed 

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

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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, "Alexandre Vauthier Shows "Super Parisian" Couture Collection," 3 July 2018 Thousands of well-plumed guests and enthusiastic royal fans streamed into Windsor on Saturday to capture their piece of the extravaganza that is the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ., "Royal wedding guests pour into Windsor Castle ahead of nuptials watched 'round the world," 19 May 2018 Every June, the queen, knights and ladies parade in their grand velvet robes and plumed hats in the Garter Day procession held here. Joanna Pocock,, "Watching the royal wedding on the telly? Here's what you need to know about St. George's Chapel and Windsor Castle," 13 May 2018 Plain chachalacas squabbled from unseen havens in the underbrush, and brightly plumed green jays scolded us from overhead. James F. Mccarty,, "Eco-tourists enjoy Rio Grande Valley as threat of a border wall threatens habitat," 15 Apr. 2018 And the terraced pyramid, a temple named Tepozteco, sits astonishingly high on the mythical birthplace of the plumed Aztec god Quetzalcoatl. Tyrone Beason, The Seattle Times, "A reporter feels the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s promised land on a Mexican mountaintop," 31 Mar. 2018 In black-and-white school photos from the early ’60s, Trump can be seen in boots, sash and a plumed shako, like some Austro-Hungarian infantryman. Robert F. Worth, New York Times, "Can Jim Mattis Hold the Line in Trump’s ‘War Cabinet’?," 26 Mar. 2018 The five-day annual extravaganza, which brings out brightly-plumed royals and toffs alongside ordinary punters, is said to be her favorite. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Queen Elizabeth II rakes in whopping $9M racing her beloved horses," 7 Mar. 2018 Ever the effervescent co-host, Naomi Campbell swept through the rooms in a white plumed cape, leaving a trail of feathers and admirers behind her. Vogue, "Edward Enninful, Steve McQueen, Kate Moss, and Naomi Campbell Host a British Vogue Fashion and Film Party with Tiffany & Co.," 19 Feb. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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