Sleeked
Sleek Sleek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sleeked};p. pr. & vb. n. {Sleeking}.] To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over. [1913 Webster]

Sleeking her soft alluring locks. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Gentle, my lord, sleek o'er your rugged looks. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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