To pluck away, to pull away, or to separate by pulling; to tear away.
To pluck down, to pull down; to demolish; or to reduce to a lower state.
To pluck off, is to pull or tear off; as, to pluck off the skin. Mic.3.
To pluck on, to pull or draw on.
pluck up, to tear up by the roots or from the foundation; to eradicate; to exterminate; to destroy; as, to pluck up a plant; to pluck up a nation. Jer.12.
To pluck out, to draw out suddenly or to tear out; as, to pluck out the eyes; to pluck out the hand from the bosom. Ps.74.
To pluck up, to resume courage; properly, to pluck up the heart. [Not elegant.]
PLUCK, n. The heart, liver and lights of an animal.