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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleece  \Fleece\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fleeced};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Fleecing}.] 
  1.  To  deprive  of  a  fleece,  or  natural  covering  of  wool. 
 
  2.  To  strip  of  money  or  other  property  unjustly,  especially 
  by  trickery  or  fraud;  to  bring  to  straits  by  oppressions 
  and  exactions. 
 
  Whilst  pope  and  prince  shared  the  wool  betwixt  them 
  the  people  were  finely  fleeced.  --Fuller. 
 
  3.  To  spread  over  as  with  wool.  [R.]  --Thomson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleeced  \Fleeced\,  a. 
  1.  Furnished  with  a  fleece;  as  a  sheep  is  well  fleeced. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Stripped  of  a  fleece;  plundered;  robbed. 




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