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  • adj. superlative form of fleecy: most fleecy.

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Examples

  • 'For myself, I took a ram that was the strongest and fleeciest of the whole flock and I placed myself under him, clinging to the wool of his belly.

    The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy

  • Then the sky turned faintly pink and in the distance the thinnest, fleeciest clouds stretched in thin bands across the horizon and close down to it, becoming every moment more and more pink.

    The Loss of the S. S. Titanic Its Story and Its Lessons

  • ‘For myself, I took a ram that was the strongest and fleeciest of the whole flock and I placed myself under him, clinging to the wool of his belly.

    Part II. Chapter IV

  • A tunic worked by him is softer than the fleeciest wool, and the sheath of a dagger becomes in his hands as hard as steel ....

    "Unto Caesar"

  • When, in spring, the trees flower, it is as though fleeciest masses of cloud faintly tinged by sunset had floated down from the highest sky to fold themselves about the branches.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

  • He made knots of the osier twigs upon which the Cyclop commonly slept; with which he tied the fattest and fleeciest of the rams together, three in a rank, and under the belly of the middle ram he tied a man, and himself last, wrapping himself fast with both his hands in the rich wool of one, the fairest of the flock.

    The Adventures of Ulysses

  • He said that it was very clear from reading her hands that the great sum of money she had coming to her would be no consolation to her for the loss of her dear, dear husband, but that at least it might comfort her to know that he had gone on to that great something or other in the sky, that he was floating on the fleeciest of white clouds, looking very handsome in his new set of wings, and that he was terribly sorry to be talking such appalling drivel but she had caught him rather by surprise.

    The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • Mysteriously bunched-up figures, their heads veiled in the fleeciest of clouds, were piloted along the passage; and: “I

    Australia Felix

  • They remind me of the daintiest, fleeciest puffs of -- "

    Anderson Crow, Detective

  • -- 437: "Why do those who yesterday predicted such frightful tempests now gaze only on the fleeciest clouds?

    The French Revolution - Volume 3

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