: covered with or as if with a fleece
of a textile : having a soft nap

Examples of fleeced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The walls of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood are light blue and fleeced with clouds. Tom Junod, Esquire, 6 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1580, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fleeced was in 1580

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“Fleeced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleeced. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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