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  • adj. Having or decorated with a plume or plumes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume
  • adj. having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
  • adj. having or covered with or abounding in plumes


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In 18th-century England, Georgiana Cavendish, the Duchess of Devonshire, used her extravagant tastes to support the Whig cause against George III, wearing outrageously plumed hats to political rallies.

    Le Freak, C

  • The service began with a flag procession by purple-plumed members of the Knights of Columbus and ended with the singing of "America the Beautiful."

    Supreme Court justices kick off session with traditional Red Mass

  • I imagined myself in that plumed helmet, that iron sword in my hand, and that cold sneer on my lips.

    Bone Hinge

  • We go look for a nice plumed bird and some really good farmer's organic vegetables.

    Model Erin O'Connor Is a Londoner at Heart

  • If they're not terrorists, if they're pirates as you say―although the name makes me think of men in plumed hats with swords rather than semi-automatic weapons―then they are only self-interested and are taking what they want.


  • Another one is of a man with a pikestaff and a big plumed hat; probably painted around 1500–1520 and fairly certainly not religious.

    Life in a medieval home

  • Dust and debris plumed above the cleft while more boulders cascaded down.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Other useful clothing options include a large white-plumed hat and a pair of luminescent running shoes with good traction.

    Crossing the carretera

  • The central figures are two plumed boys, types we associate with Caravaggio's early secular pictures.

    A Dramatic Enlightenment

  • I marveled at the rich photos and detailed copy—and desperately coveted that oval snuffbox with the plumed helmet on the lid.

    Browser's Delight


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