/ (pləʊt) /
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verb (tr) Northeast English dialect
to thrash; beat soundly
to pluck (a fowl)
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Word Origin for ploat
from Dutch or Flemish ploten to pluck the feathers or fur from
Words nearby ploat
plique-à-jour, Plisetskaya, plisky, plissé, PLO, ploat, ploce, Płock, plod, plodder, plodge
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