fleshed

adjective
\ ˈflesht How to pronounce fleshed (audio) \

Definition of fleshed

: having flesh especially of a specified kind often used in combination pink-fleshedthick-fleshed

Examples of fleshed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trout, or your favorite light, white-fleshed fish, is seasoned with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil and topped with thin slices of lemon before it is baked for about 15 minutes. Washington Post, "Tangy caper salsa perks up this quick-roasted trout," 24 Nov. 2020 The presence of an orange-fleshed tuber or squash, mixed with sugar and spices and then baked with more sugar on top, always perplexed me as a side on the Thanksgiving table — isn’t that treatment for the dessert pie? Ben Mims, Los Angeles Times, "Forget the marshmallows: Slow-roasted yams deserve better toppings for Thanksgiving," 12 Nov. 2020 At one early Holocene site in the Philippines, a 2013 study led by Myra Lara, an archaeologist at the University of the Philippines–Diliman, found that ancient humans had separated and de-fleshed bones in a complicated procedure. Livia Gershon, Smithsonian Magazine, "8,000 Years Ago, a Child in Indonesia Was Buried Without Their Arms and Legs," 6 Nov. 2020 District officials are expected to share a first look at a fleshed out proposal and a support plan for west Louisville schools at a committee meeting Wednesday evening. Olivia Krauth, The Courier-Journal, "JCPS wants to change how it assigns kids to schools. What to know," 7 Oct. 2020 Russet varieties mash up light and fluffy, while yellow-fleshed potatoes like Yukon Gold have a naturally buttery flavor and creamy, dense consistency. Catherine Lo, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Potatoes for Mashed Potatoes (and 7 Common Pitfalls to Avoid)," 25 Sep. 2020 The flavor is that of a crisp, hard-fleshed red apple. Liquid Assets Michael Agnew, Star Tribune, "2 Minnesota cideries are leading the return to traditional cidermaking," 23 Sep. 2020 And the concept is more fleshed out, with ooh-and-ah use cases that leverage the device’s uniqueness. Mike Feibus, USA TODAY, "Smartphone or tablet? What is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 really and is it for you?," 8 Sep. 2020 The potatoes of Chiloé are nothing like the Maris Pipers, Russets and other familiar white-fleshed varieties that most of us eat. Mark Johanson, The Economist, "Food Mash hits: the land that spawned the supermarket spud," 28 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of fleshed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Fleshed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshed. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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