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pluck

1. an abattoir term for the thoracic viscera plus the liver, after separation from the esophagus and the diaphragm. Includes the larynx, trachea, lungs, heart and liver, plus the spleen in sheep.
2. removal of the feathers from birds during the preparation of the carcass for meat. Scalding for 2 minutes in water plus detergent at 134°F is a great aid.
3. removal of wool from the carcass of a sheep dead long enough for the wool to become loose.
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By including Deb Pluck in the training and having each principal using a handheld as well, we feel we now have a very efficient organization.
2 The series is consistent with an initial and three later downward major plucks.
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Question: My African Grey Parrot has started to pluck out his feathers.
I once tried to pluck my brows like Marilyn Monroe," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as saying.
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