transitive verbflensed, flens′ing
to cut blubber skin from (a whale, seal, etc.)
Origin of flensefrom Dutch vlensen or Danish flense
transitive verbflensed, flens·ing, flens·es
To strip the blubber or skin from (a whale, for example).
Origin of flenseNorwegian
(third-person singular simple present flenses, present participle flensing, simple past and past participle flensed)
From Danish flense.