1. (Aus.) a stone [? one plucks it from the ground].
2. (US black) wine, esp. cheap wine [? SE pluck, to harvest grapes].
|Hy Lit’s Unbelievable Dict. of Hip Words 30: pluck – wine.|
|Die Nigger Die! 26: We went and got some ‘pluck’ (wine) and I told him I was in college.|
|Snakes (1971) 29: ‘Fellas [...] it aint nothin like that pluck to snatch you in place.’ Pluck was wine, usually Bird, Thunderbird.|
|Ghetto Sketches 81: What about China? I missed that runnin’ to get the pluck.|
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 175: Gimme some reds! Gimme some weed! Gimme some pluck! Now da’s a nice high.|
3. (US black) an attractive woman [she is ‘plucked’ from the bunch; or ? ref. to fig. use of SE pluck, offal, i.e. the vagina].
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 152: Pluck refers to an attractive female.|
(US black) an habitual wine drinker.
|Milwaukee Jrnl (Accent) 9 Jan 2/1: Why did you take my bottle of wine? You ain’t nothing but a pluck head.|