fleetings

plural noun
fleet·​ings | \ ˈflētiŋz \

Definition of fleetings

dialectal, England
: milk curds (as for the making of cheese)

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History and Etymology for fleetings

plural of English dialect fleeting action of skimming, from Middle English fletinge, from fleten to skim + -inge, -ing -ing

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“Fleetings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleetings. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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