To fleece is defined as to trick someone, or to shave the wool off of a animal.(verb)
Fleece is defined as the fur or coat from a sheep or similar animal, or a fabric that has a similar texture.(noun)
See fleece in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME flees < OE fleos, akin to Ger vlies < IE base *pleus-, to pluck out > L pluma, a feather, down
See fleece in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English fles
Origin: , from Old English flēos.
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