the wool of a sheep or similar animal
tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing
outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
shear the wool from;
- These sheep have fine thick fleeces.
- The sheep's fleece was white as snow.
- Let man wear the fell of the lion, woman the fleece of the sheep.
- They fleeced us at that hotel.
Thou shalt have a necklace of jet at next shearing-feast, if our fleeces bear any price in the market.出自： Sir W. Scott
To divide what they fleeced from these poor drudges.出自： Carlyle