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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fleece.

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Examples

  • Despite equally cold winters in Germany and Holland, rhubarb there is flourishing because much of it is covered in tunnels or 'fleeces' to ensure a crop in time for spring.

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  • The cold New England winters caused them to grow prodigious fleeces.

    Bird Cloud

  • However I'm currently cleansing my palette by finishing off my festival photography show (all will be revealed eventually) and by making a set of classic, plain pots and bowls in undyed British fleeces and yarns - Black Welsh, Blue Faced Leicester, North Ronaldsay and Jacob sheep, possibly some Wensleydale too.

    Imaginary Invertebrates Galore!

  • After that we bundle in fleeces for the day we read our books we don't say a word to each other

    At Your Father’s Cabin in Canadian August

  • There the itinerant specialist sheared around 35 each hour in two-hourly stints as fleeces were rolled up for dispatch to the depot of the wool marketing board at Liskeard.

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • For years a source of high-quality textiles, following Sir Titus Salt's breakthrough in spinning alpaca weft with a cotton warp in Bradford in the late 1830s, the animals have long been valued for their fleeces.

    In praise of … llamas | Editorial

  • Pat Robertson is just another Kentucky Fried minister who fleeces the people who can least afford to make large donations.

    Think Progress » Imus: Pat Robertson ‘should be put to sleep.’

  • In recent months, Eisman has emerged as a strident critic of the for-profit college industry, asserting that it fleeces taxpayers and preys on students.

    Watchdog Claims Conspiracy Driving Rules On For-Profit Colleges

  • The tram police in Prague were like a secret police left over from an expired Communist tradition, dressed casually in jeans and fleeces, riding the trains silently like they were just another tourist, and then flashing a gold badge.

    The Adults

  • An older couple in matching navy blue fleeces, parents, turned to look at Janice, a girl all crazy for a guy, and whispered to each other.

    The Adults

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