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Felt vs. Fleece

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  • Felt (noun)

    A cloth or stuff made of matted fibres of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.

  • Felt (noun)

    A hat made of felt.

  • Felt (noun)

    A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.

  • Felt (verb)

    To make into felt, or a feltlike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.

  • Felt (verb)

    To cover with, or as if with, felt.

    "to felt the cylinder of a steam engine"

  • Felt (verb)

    (poker) To cause a player to lose all their chips.

  • Felt (adjective)

    That has been experienced or perceived.

  • Fleece (noun)

    Hair or wool of a sheep or similar animal

  • Fleece (noun)

    Insulating skin with the wool attached

  • Fleece (noun)

    A textile similar to velvet, but with a longer pile that gives it a softness and a higher sheen.

  • Fleece (noun)

    An insulating wooly jacket

  • Fleece (noun)

    Mat or felts composed of fibers, sometimes used as a membrane backer.

  • Fleece (noun)

    Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.

  • Fleece (noun)

    The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.

  • Fleece (verb)

    To con or trick (someone) out of money.

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  • Fleece (verb)

    To shear the fleece from (a sheep or other animal).

    "During spring shearing we have to fleece all the sheep in just a few days."

  • Fleece (verb)

    To cover with, or as if with, wool.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Felt

    imp. & p. p. or a. from Feel.

  • Felt (noun)

    A cloth or stuff made of matted fibers of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.

  • Fleece (noun)

    The entire coat of wool that covers a sheep or other similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or animal, at one time.

  • Fleece (noun)

    Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.

  • Fleece (noun)

    The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.

  • Fleece

    To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool.

  • Fleece

    To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to straits by oppressions and exactions.

  • Fleece

    To spread over as with wool.

Webster Dictionary
  • Felt (noun)

    a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers

  • Felt (verb)

    mat together and make felt-like;

    "felt the wool"

  • Felt (verb)

    cover with felt;

    "felt a cap"

  • Felt (verb)

    change texture so as to become matted and felt-like;

    "The fabric felted up after several washes"

  • Fleece (noun)

    the wool of a sheep or similar animal

  • Fleece (noun)

    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing

  • Fleece (noun)

    a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing

  • Fleece (noun)

    outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

  • Fleece (verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

  • Fleece (verb)

    shear the wool from;

    "shear sheep"

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