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fleece

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Etymology

Old English flēos

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fleece

Plural
s

fleece (s)
  1. (uncountable) Hair or wool of a sheep or similar animal
  2. (uncountable) Insulating skin with the wool attached
  3. (countable) An insulating wooly garment. Ex.: Harriett likes to curl up on the fleece blanket, even when it's gravy time.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fleece

Third person singular
fleec

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to fleece (third-person singular simple present fleec, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. Con or trick someone out of money.
  2. To shear the fleece from an animal (such as a sheep).
    During spring shearing we have to fleece all the sheep in just a few days.

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