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fleece

(flēs)
n.
1.
a. The coat of wool of a sheep or similar animal.
b. The yield of wool shorn from a sheep at one time.
2. A soft woolly covering or mass.

fleec′er n.

fleece

noun
(1) A natural fibre network (e.g., of ovine origin).
(2) A generic term for a soft fabric, typically with a deep pile.
(3) An obsolete term for a neural fibre network.

verb To swindle, gain dishonestly.
References in classic literature ?
At sight of the glorious radiance of the Golden Fleece, the nine and forty heroes gave a mighty shout, and Orpheus, striking his harp, sang a song of triumph, to the cadence of which the galley flew over the water, homeward bound, as if careering along with wings!
17 Flash, we identified the lovely lady holding the scarves for Keep the Fleece as Christina Lentz-Larsen, proprietor of the Sheep Shack.
In 1993, the company began producing fleece pull-overs from recycled plastic bottles and changed the face of responsible clothing.
For example, you might want to use an Oxford ram for muscling, Polypay ewes for multiple births, then cross their lambs with Romney to add length and luster to the fleece. In time, your flock will be perfect for you.
I sowed the carrot seed and covered the whole thing with a frame to support some fleece, used drawing pins to secure the fleece to the wood of the trench and left it for 12 weeks.
Sometime later the family inherited a Cotswold ewe named Tina Marie and Peg also found this fleece very good to spin.
FLEECE offers easy tips on projects which move beyond hard seam finishes and linings to encourage the creation of a personal style.
We can't help but be reminded of one of our children's teachers who loved to quote Henry Ford: "If you think you can or you think you can't, you're probably right "That seems to be the message coming from Affirmagy, the Seattle, Wash.-based company that specializes in fleece blankets silk-screened with uplifting affirmations.
The organization began offering a test panel of donors two different acquisition premiums in November 2003, a plush polar bear toy and a fleece blanket.
The scrap is rigid PP covered with carpet of nylon 66 fibers and a polyester fleece. The typical solution for reusing such mixed-material automotive scrap would be to grind it up, separate the components, and recover the largest fraction for reuse in a less visible part like wheel wells.
Aliette appeared unfazed Sunday by her yearly buzz cut of nearly four pounds of fleece.
There's a knit, fleece, cotton, or acrylic warmer waiting for you.