HyperDic: fleece

English > 6 senses of the word fleece:
NOUNsubstancefleecethe wool of a sheep or similar animal
substancefleece, sheepskintanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on
artifactfleecea soft bulky fabric with deep pile
animalfleece, woolouter coat of especially sheep and yaks
VERBpossessionfleece, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
contactfleece, shearshear the wool from
fleece > pronunciation
Soundsfliy's
Rhymesaltarpiece ... Vietnamese: 37 rhymes with iys...
English > fleece: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe wool of a sheep or similar animal.
BroaderwoolFiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving
Spanishlana, toisón
Catalanvell, velló
Verbsfleeceshear the wool from
English > fleece: 6 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningtanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing.
Synonymsheepskin
NarrowerGolden FleeceIn Greek mythology, a fleece of gold owned by the king of Colchis and guarded in a sacred grove by a dragon
BroaderleatherAn animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
Spanishbadana, vellón
Catalanbadana, velló
Verbsfleeceshear the wool from
English > fleece: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing.
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Adjectivesfleecy(of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing
English > fleece: 6 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningOuter coat of especially sheep and yaks.
Synonymwool
Broadercoat, pelagegrowth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
Spanishlana
Catalanllana
Verbsfleeceshear the wool from
English > fleece: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningrip off; ask an unreasonable price.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey fleece him of all his money
Synonymsovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, plume, pluck, rob, hook
Entailscharge, billdemand payment
Narrowerextort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringObtain by coercion or intimidation
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
OppositeunderchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Spanishatracar, desplumar, robar
Catalanatracar, plomar, robar
English > fleece: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningshear the wool from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymshear
Broadershave, trimcut closely
Spanishesquilar, tonsurar, trasquilar
Catalanesquilar, tondre, tosquirar
Nounsfleeceouter coat of especially sheep and yaks
fleecethe wool of a sheep or similar animal
fleecetanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on

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