To pull; to draw.
Especially, to pull with sudden force or effort, or to pull off or out from something, with a twitch; to twitch; also, to gather, to pick; as, to pluck feathers from a fowl; to pluck hair or wool from a skin; to pluck grapes.
To strip of, or as of, feathers; as, to pluck a fowl.
To make a motion of pulling or twitching; -- usually with at; as, to pluck at one's gown.
The act of plucking; a pull; a twitch.
To pull feathers from a bird.
to pull a string and release it quickly, in a jerking motion
the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
pull or pull out sharply; "pluck the flowers off the bush"
pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion; "he plucked the strings of his mandolin"
strip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
Pulling the string away from the face in any other direction upon release than that dictated by a correct follow-through.