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Language: Old English
Origin: fleos

fleece

1 noun
     
Related topics: Clothes, Animals, Agriculture
fleece1
1HBATA [countable] the woolly coat of a sheep, especially the wool and skin of a sheep when it has been made into a piece of clothing
2DCC [uncountable] an artificial soft material used to make warm jackets
3 [countable] British English a jacket made of this artificial material

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