Associations to the word «Fleece»


FLEECE, noun. (uncountable) Hair or wool of a sheep or similar animal
FLEECE, noun. (uncountable) Insulating skin with the wool attached
FLEECE, noun. (countable) A textile similar to velvet, but with a longer pile that gives it a softness and a higher sheen.
FLEECE, noun. (countable) An insulating wooly jacket
FLEECE, noun. (roofing) Mat or felts composed of fibers, sometimes used as a membrane backer.
FLEECE, noun. Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.
FLEECE, noun. The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.
FLEECE, verb. To con or trick someone out of money
FLEECE, verb. To shear the fleece from an animal (such as a sheep)

Dictionary definition

FLEECE, noun. The wool of a sheep or similar animal.
FLEECE, noun. Tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing.
FLEECE, noun. A soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing.
FLEECE, noun. Outer coat of especially sheep and yaks.
FLEECE, verb. Rip off; ask an unreasonable price.
FLEECE, verb. Shear the wool from; "shear sheep".

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