• v. To pluck feathers (e.g., from a chicken).

Example Sentences

  • "How much should one pay an experienced pluckers? If the minimum wage is about 6 dollars (and they pay some benefits too, right, holiday, insurance,) and it takes 15 minutes to flick a chicken, that's more than 1.50 per chicken." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • פֿליקן flikn 'to pluck' (verbal stem is פֿליק flik)

    • Who Uses This

      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • None

      Alternative Spellings


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