Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of fillet.
  • n. The protecting of a joint, as between roof and parapet wall, with mortar or cement, where flashing is employed in better work.
  • n. The material of which fillets are made.
  • n. Fillets collectively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The protecting of a joint, as between roof and parapet wall, with mortar, or cement, where flashing is employed in better work.
  • n. The material of which fillets are made; also, fillets, collectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The material of which fillets are made.
  • n. Fillets collectively.
  • n. A kind of heavy tape. Also called stay-tape or stay-binding.
  • n. Mortar or plaster used to fill up a close joint where one surface meets another.

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Examples

  • _ The process of boning is known as filleting and is generally done by the fish dealer, but when this is not the case the single rule for boning must be strictly adhered to in order to keep the knife on the bone lifting the flesh with the left hand while the knife slips in between the bone and the flesh.

    The Story of Crisco

  • He testified that Karley clamped down on his right thumb, "filleting" it so the top and bottom portions separated.

    NBC Los Angeles - News Top Stories

  • Wake me up when they put the fish filleting app on the gadget.

    Repel Biting Bugs With Your iPhone

  • The Blood - The prize for most cringe-inducing scene has to be Ashur proving that he's no longer loyal to the House of Batiatus by slowly and excruciatingly filleting the "B" brand off his forearm.

    Spartacus, Episode 3: Things That Made Us Go "Ew!"

  • In his other hand, he reached in his robe and found the haft of a filleting knife.

    G'lder

  • If you had to choose a folding blade or fixed blade to do the job of both skinning and filleting, which style would you pick?

    uGo Flamedisk

  • The only trick I employ is filleting the meat out of the cheeks.

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • David Mund posed briefly before filleting these very nice panfish that were all taken before 8: 30 AM

    Field & Stream

  • In the end, I came away with a satisfyingly fresh-tasting unagi by filleting the eel logs, grilling them, steaming them, marinating them in a sweet-soy glaze, and grilling them again.

    Cathy Erway: Reason for Not Eating Out #49: Getting Over Your Food Fears

  • I am fanatical about filleting fish. (almost) No bones, no scales to deal with.

    cooking up smallmouth bass

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