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Fleece meaning

fleece - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. The entire coat of wood that covers a sheep or other similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or animal, at one time.
  2. 2. Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.
  3. 3. The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.
  4. 4. To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool.
  5. 5. To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to straits by oppressions and exactions.
  6. 6. To spread over as with wool.
  7. 7. To clip a fleece from; plunder.
  8. 8. Woolly coat of a sheep.

fleece - examples of usage

  1. Her tragic black eyes and brows, and the hairs clinging in untidy threads about her haggard cheeks instead of curling up with the damp as the Highlandman's fleece inclined to do, worked an instant's compassion in him.
  2. Rather let us be the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece.
  3. And it was so: for he rose up early on the morrow, and pressed the fleece together, and wrung the dew out of the fleece, a bowlful of water.
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