(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deplumed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Depluming.] [LL. deplumare; L. de- + plumare to cover with feathers, pluma feather: cf. deplumis featherless, and F. dplumer.] 1. To strip or pluck off the feather of; to deprive of of plumage.
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On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather.
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2. To lay bare; to expose.
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The exposure and depluming of the leading humbugs of the age.
De Quincey.
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