Part of speech: adjective

Covered with feathers.

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Usage examples "plumy":

  1. Oh, Time has pluck'd the plumy brow! - "The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood", Thomas Hood.
  2. A hundred yards from the greasy docks lining the sluggish current from which a plumy mist was lifting, a wide screened doorway showed a blaze of electric- light upon a patch of saw- dust floor. - "The Long Lane's Turning", Hallie Erminie Rives.
  3. The handsome women move about like birds, with a plumy, elastic motion, waving their fans, smelling their bouquets, and listening through them to tones that are very low. - "Trumps", George William Curtis.