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Fleece

Pronunciation: flēs
n.1.The entire coat of wool that covers a sheep or other similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or animal, at one time.
Who shore me
Like a tame wether, all my precious fleece.
- Milton.
2.Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.
3.(Manuf.) The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.
Fleece wool
wool shorn from the sheep.
Golden fleece
See under Golden.
v. t.1.To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool.
[imp. & p. p. Fleeced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fleecing.]
2.To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to straits by oppressions and exactions.
3.To spread over as with wool.
Noun1.fleece - the wool of a sheep or similar animal
2.fleece - tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
Synonyms: sheepskin
3.fleece - a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing
4.fleece - outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
Synonyms: wool
Verb1.fleece - rip off; ask an unreasonable price
2.fleece - shear the wool from; "shear sheep"
Synonyms: shear
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