fleeced
adjective Date: 1580 1. covered with or as if with a fleece 2. of a textile having a soft nap

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  • Fleeced — Fleeced, a. 1. Furnished with a fleece; as, a sheep is well fleeced. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Stripped of a fleece; plundered; robbed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleeced — index aggrieved (victimized) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Fleeced — Fleece Fleece, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fleeced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fleecing}.] 1. To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool. [1913 Webster] 2. To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleeced — /fleest/, adj. 1. having a fleece of a specified kind (usually used in combination): a thick fleeced animal. 2. covered with fleece or a fleecelike material. 3. (of a fabric) having a softly napped surface. [1520 30; FLEECE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • fleeced — fleece ► NOUN 1) the wool coat of a sheep. 2) a soft, warm fabric with a pile, or a garment made from this. ► VERB informal ▪ defraud, especially by overcharging. DERIVATIVES fleeced adjective fleecy adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • fleeced — |flēst adjective Etymology: fleece (I) + ed 1. : covered with or as if with a fleece long fleeced sheep 2. of textiles : having a soft nap …   Useful english dictionary

  • fleeced — Synonyms and related words: beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, deprived, disadvantaged, ghettoized, impoverished, in need, in rags, in want, indigent, mendicant, necessitous, needy, on relief, out at elbows, pauperized, poverty stricken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fleeced — flɪːs n. coat of wool on a sheep; wool sheared from a sheep; something soft and fluffy, something resembling wool v. cheat; rob; shear the wool from a sheep …   English contemporary dictionary

  • well-fleeced — …   Useful english dictionary

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