RESTFul, Net::HTTP Delete ?

for GET I am using
Net::HTTP.get(URI(url))

for POST I am using
resp, data = Net::HTTP.post_form(url, post_args.merge!
(post_args1).merge!)

what should I use for DELETE ?

I tried
result = Net::HTTP::Delete.new(URI(url))
but it's not accepted;..

thanks for your light

Kad