Definition of Fleecing

1. Verb. (present participle of fleece) ¹



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Definition of Fleecing

1. fleece [v] - See also: fleece

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleecing

fleece worm
fleeceable
fleeced
fleeceless
fleecer
fleecers
fleeces
fleech
fleeched
fleeches
fleeching
fleecier
fleeciest
fleecily
fleeciness
fleecing (current term)
fleecy
fleed
fleeing
fleer
fleered
fleerer
fleerers
fleering
fleeringly
fleerings
fleers
flees
fleet
fleet admiral

Literary usage of Fleecing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1838)
"Or have you neglected this duty also, save at fleecing times; like the hireling, who cares not for the flocks, but for the fleece? ..."

2. Russia, Travels and Studies by Annette M. B. Meakin (1906)
"... compared with Nervi—Death traps—Delicate children—fleecing visitors— Marble lions—Yalta—Our hotel—An incident—Russians at home—The governor's wife—Paris ..."

3. Mexico of the Twentieth Century by Percy Falcke Martin (1908)
"... Bear "—Mexican love-making—fleecing the foreigner—Mexican tradesmen's dodges—A case of "Caveat emptor "—Smoking—Use of tobacco general- Mexican tobacco. ..."

4. Camp and Tramp in African Wilds: A Record of Adventure, Impressions, and by Emil Torday (1913)
"... fleecing THE KICH ONCE there was a man (this happened so long ago that his name has heen forgotten) who had a dog which he made his pet. ..."

5. Corporal Si Klegg and His "pard". by Wilbur F. Hinman (1887)
"... from fleecing THE LAMBS. home. In such cases one of them was taken without compunction. It was not considered fair for one soldier to have two while ..."

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