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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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It has supported itself since then and I plowed the profits into publishing other books, as well as stocking and selling plucker parts, all while working a full-time job off the homestead.
The Easy Pluck consists of a 9-inch-diameter plucking drum with 28 fingers, bearing blocks, hardware and a mounting fixate, for attaching the plucker.
Two hundred and two healthy permanent female pluckers of a tea garden of Dooars, West Bengal, India were randomly selected for determination of optimum SBHr.
The nominees of the pluckers are provided all help and guidance in the submission of claims.
Vincent Pilkington, 57, who is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the fastest plucker on earth, chalked up the amazing speed record of 1min 30sec for "de-feathering" a 16-pounder.
Plucking tea side by side with the estate pluckers and the smell of tea firing is something that stays in your heart forever.
The Beijing Dafa Chia Tai project (Beijing, China) includes a new Marel Stork scalding system and various A-frame pluckers, laying down a perfect foundation for the downstream process and resulting in a higher paw quality.
While jobs such as turkey pluckers, bar staff and gift wrappers are among the lowest paid, scraping by on the minimum wage, there are also some lucrative posts on offer with event managers and Christmas Day drivers able to earn up to PS750 per day.
Several types are available, but the Cadillac of pluckers is the tub variety.
Siliguri, June 22 (ANI): Tribals employed in tea gardens as pluckers and factory workers in Doars Terai region, held a rally in Siliguri to highlight their problems.
From Japan, these strange looking hair pluckers have a unique shape which means fatigue-free tweezing and a broad tip to reduce the pain.
Labelled as 'the Dylan of the dressing room' by Andrew Strauss, Ambrose has been playing with the other would-be pluckers although he admits they are not polished enough for a public performance yet.