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Thoughts on turning this DropCap/Lettrine code into a macro

I am aware there are some packages available for Dropped Capitals, esp. the lettrine.sty package for LaTeX. However, I'm learning TeX from fundamentals and decided to figure out how to do it myself. ...
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How does one implement drop caps in plain TeX?

How might one implement a simple drop cap in plain TeX without additional packages?