deplumation

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de·plu·ma·tion

(dē′plōō-mā′shən)
n.
The falling out or loss of the eyelashes.
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Although Blowitz was a man of humble Bohemian origins who had rather ostentatiously used the name of his native village after the noble-sounding "de" to create his nom deplume, his ego and political connections made him a "player" in the proceedings at Berlin.
In 1913, "Playmate"--the nom deplume of the editor of
TUESDAY Dead Hedge Trio The jazz trio continues its monthly residency, this time joined by Alabaster Deplume''s Copernicus Trio.
While the nora deplume Forrest Carter cannot provide answers to questions of Native identity, the authorial figure Asa Carter abounds with insights into the workings of Southern identity in literature.
Later she wrote to Victor Hugo, interpreting his brief and gallant reply as encouragement, and she adopted Rachilde as a nom deplume based on an encounter at a seance with the ghost of a Swedish nobleman with a name that sounds more Algerian than Scandinavian.
Gordon is now a white-collar crimefighter (she does most of her crime-busting through computers) who uses the nom deplume of Oracle.