plume

Part of speech: verb

To dress or arrange the feathers of; adorn.

Part of speech: verb

To felicitate ( one - self).

Part of speech: noun

A feather, or tuft of feathers, worn as an ornament.

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Usage examples "plume":

  1. The great plume already described, prior to its appearing in bloom, is packed in a large case or bud, about four feet long. - "Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon", Samuel White Baker.
  2. " We call him General, or Captain, mostly," said Plume. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  3. They caught through the foliage glimpses of martial scarlet; helm shone, plume waved. - "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.