Definition of Pluckers

1. Noun. (plural of plucker) ¹



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Definition of Pluckers

1. plucker [n] - See also: plucker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluckers

plowzone
ploy
ployed
ploying
ployment
ploys
ployurethan
pls
plu
pluck
pluck at
pluck up
pluckable
plucked
plucker
pluckers (current term)
pluckier
pluckiest
pluckily
pluckiness
pluckinesses
plucking
plucking post
plucking posts
pluckings
pluckless
plucks
pluckt
plucky
plucot

Literary usage of Pluckers

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1. Recollections of a Boer Prisoner-of-war at Ceylon by Jan N. Brink (1904)
"In general, wages are very low in Ceylon. In the southern parts of the island the orange-pluckers get 2l/s d. per day; ..."

2. Tea Machinery, and Tea Factories: A Descriptive Treatise on the Mechanical by Alexander James Wallis-Tayler (1900)
"The pluckers have to go round the gardens at intervals of from five to eight ... It is the pluckers' duty to avoid gathering too coarse leaves or unripe ..."

3. The Apple Culturist: A Complete Treatise for the Practical Pomologist by Sereno Edwards Todd (1871)
"With one of this kind of fruit-pluckers, having a light handle eight or ten feet long, a man can pluck fruit rapidly while standing on the ground. ..."

4. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1870)
"The object of dividing the pluckers is to keep the leaves separate for the manufacture of each class of tea, when brought into the factory for manipulation. ..."

5. Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1856)
"I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to the pluckers ... the fulfilment of the words: " and my cheeks to the pluckers"— plucking the cheeks, ..."

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