to cut blubber skin from (a whale, seal, etc.)
Origin of flense; from 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.