Pluck, n. 1. The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch.
2. [Prob. so called as being
plucked out after the animal is killed; or cf. Gael. & Ir.
pluc a lump, a knot, a bunch.] The heart, liver, and lights of an animal.
3. Spirit; courage; indomitable resolution; fortitude.
Decay of English spirit, decay of manly pluck.Thackeray.
4. The act of plucking, or the state of being plucked, at college. See Pluck,
v. t., 4.
(Zol.) The lyrie.
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