ploat

/ (pləʊt) /

verb (tr) Northeast English dialect

to thrash; beat soundly
to pluck (a fowl)

Nearby words

  1. plisky,
  2. plissé,
  3. plié,
  4. pliés,
  5. plo,
  6. ploce,
  7. plod,
  8. plodder,
  9. plodding,
  10. plodge

Word Origin for ploat

from Dutch or Flemish ploten to pluck the feathers or fur from

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