Definition of Fletching

1. Verb. (present participle of fletch) ¹



2. Noun. attaching fins, such as halved-feathers to a projectile in order to stabilize its flight; ¹

3. Noun. the fins or feathers so attached. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fletching

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fletching

fleshment
fleshments
fleshmonger
fleshmongers
fleshpot
fleshpots
fleshy
fleshy mole
fleshy polyp
flesinoxan
fletch
fletched
fletcherite
fletchers
fletches
fletching (current term)
fletchings
fletiferous
fletton
flettons
fleur-de-lis
fleur-de-lys
fleur-de-lysed
fleur de sel
fleuret
fleurets
fleuron
fleurons
fleurs
fleurs-de-lis

Literary usage of Fletching

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

1. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1890)
"JJ^j the younger, of fletching, bricklayer, his eldest son, ... Bond of Richard Leopard of fletching, senior, yeoman, and Richard AD Leopard of fletching, ..."

2. Girlhood of Maria Josepha Holroyd (Lady Stanley of Alderley): Recorded in by Maria Josepha Holroyd Stanley Stanley, Jane Henrietta Adeane (1896)
"... Memoirs—Marriage of the Prince of Wales—Ingenuity of fletching Gingers—Loss of Friends—Lord Sheffield's second marriage—Invitation to the wedding—Letter ..."

3. Publications by Sussex Record Society (1907)
"John DEADMAN & Joan BERRY of fletching, maiden : sureties, ... <fc Mary BURRAGE of fletching, widow : sureties, said WB and William Heasman of ..."

4. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1882)
"fletching Church must originally have been a large and handsome building. ... But apart from the church, fletching has historic interest. ..."

5. A Handbook for Travellers in Kent and Sussex by John Murray (Firm) (1858)
"fletching, 9 m., may be reached by the Newick road; the return to Lewes being ... The drive to fletching is through a richly wooded, pleasant country, ..."

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