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Word Origin and History for plumassier

n.

"dealer in ornamental feathers," from French plumassier, from Middle French plumasse "plume of feather," from plume (see plume).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for plumassier

Historical Examples

  • Among the earliest victims was the wife of the King's plumassier.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1-20

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  • The "Anacreontic to a Plumassier" is a very delicate piece of verse, fluffy and feathery.

    Thomas Moore

    Stephen Gwynn