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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To feather (an arrow).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The vane toward the back of an arrow, used to stabilise the arrow during flight.
  • n. A large boneless fillet of halibut, swordfish or tuna.
  • v. To feather, as an arrow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To feather, as an arrow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give way; yield; flinch.
  • To feather, as an arrow.
  • To cut, as fish, in strips, clear of bone, in order to prepare it for drying and smoking: chiefly in the past participle: as, fletched halibut.

Etymologies

Probably back-formation from fletcher.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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