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fleece

 
 
pronunciation:
flis
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the wool of an animal, usually a sheep.
The sheep look much thinner after their fleece has been shaved.
 
definition 2: material with a deep, soft pile.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fleecing, fleeced
definition: to cut the wool from.
The farmer fleeced his herd of sheep.
derivation: fleecer (n.)
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