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fleece

noun [C or U] uk   /fliːs/ us  
the thick covering of wool on a sheep, or this covering used to make a piece of clothing: My jacket is lined with fleece/is fleece-lined.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals a type of warm soft material, or a jacket made from thisTextiles made from natural fibres

fleece

verb [T] uk   /fliːs/ informal us  
to take someone's money dishonestly, by charging too much money or by cheating them: That restaurant really fleeced us!Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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