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Past tense for catch hold of and pull quickly
“His mother sank back down onto the couch and plucked at the seat.”
Past tense for to pull something sharply
“They strode past a cedar tree, and Caleb plucked several needles from a protruding branch.”
Past tense for to remove feathers from a bird
“They also want cheap labour to cut the sugar cane, pluck the chickens, pick the oranges, mow the lawns and make the beds.”
Past tense for to gently play a single string, e
“He let his fingernails grow long, the better to pluck his new classical guitar.”
Past tense for to rob by the use of trickery or threats
“… the Internet opened up a whole new medium for con artists to pluck the gullible.”
To have taken possession of, usually under suspicious circumstances
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