fleetings

plural noun

fleet·​ings
ˈflētiŋz
dialectal, England
: milk curds (as for the making of cheese)

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Jul. 2024.

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