Definition of Fleshing

1. Verb. (present participle of flesh) ¹



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Definition of Fleshing

1. the distribution of the lean and fat on an animal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleshing

fleshed
fleshed out
fleshers
fleshes
fleshflies
fleshfly
fleshhood
fleshhook
fleshhooks
fleshier
fleshiest
fleshily
fleshiness
fleshinesses
fleshing (current term)
fleshings
fleshless
fleshlessness
fleshlier
fleshliest
fleshlike
fleshliness
fleshloaf
fleshloaves
fleshmeat
fleshmeats
fleshmeet
fleshmeets

Literary usage of Fleshing

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1. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1910)
"fleshing AND CURING PACKER HIDES. Many tanners keep a record of the fleshings and give the packer whose hides make the best showing the preference when ..."

2. The Leather Manufacture in the United States: A Dissertation on the Methods by Jackson Smith Schultz, Theron Skeel (1876)
"THE BEAM WORK CLOSE fleshing, WITHOUT BREAKING THE GLUE CELLS fleshing LIME SLAUGHTER ... It is estimated that the additional fleshing will cost, in labor, ..."

3. American Agriculturist (1843)
"The principal tools requisite are a fleshing- knife, currier's knife, ... The fleshing-beam is made by splitting in two a hard-wood stick of about a foot in ..."

4. The Art of Taxidermy by John Rowley (1898)
"fleshing KNIFE. wood scraper. The knife works after the manner of a plane, cutting off a shaving at each stroke, thicker or thinner according to the depth ..."

5. Leather Manufacture: A Practical Handbook of Tanning, Currying, and Chrome by Alexander Watt (1906)
"Depilation and fleshing Plant.— Machines for Crushing and Grinding Tanning Materials.—Solo Leather Finishing Machinery ..."

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