Definition of Fleshless

1. a. Destitute of flesh; lean.



Definition of Fleshless

1. Adjective. Without flesh, lacking flesh. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fleshless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleshless

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

Literary usage of Fleshless

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1. The Five Great Skeptical Dramas of History by John Owen (1896)
"Its hollow eyes and fleshless visage grin a cold and bitter mockery of his passion, while from its mouth seems to proceed the words:— Cyprian, ..."

2. Fragments from German Prose Writers by Sarah Austin (1841)
"postures, — racks and flogs them, — tears them, body and mind ; — it is true it is a lifeless, fleshless thing that he mangles so inhumanly. ..."

3. The Wanderer in Arabia: Or, Western Footsteps in Eastern Tracks by George T. Lowth (1855)
"... Caliph for a Day Hajji—A Day's Shopping—The fleshless Arab—Cleopatra's Needle— An Obelisk for Sydenham—The Pleasures of Slave-holding—Dreams and Dreams. ..."

4. The Chief American Poets by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"But with thy fleshless palms Wrapt not in Eastern balms, Stretched, as if asking alms, Why dost thou haunt me ? Then, from those cavernous eyes Pale flashes ..."

5. An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs by Sylvanus Griswold Morley (1915)
"51), to which has been added the essential element of the 10 head, the fleshless lower jaw, the combination of the two giving the head for 13. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"fleshless as a joint of cane. — IRVIN S. COBB. fleshless as bars of steel. — DUMAS, PERE. fleshless as the talons of a hawk. — EDWIN MARKHAM. ..."

7. The Secrets of Lawn Tennis by F. W. Payn (1906)
"In order to arrive at a definite conclusion it is necessary first to live on fleshless foods for a month or two. After the natural tas'tes have had time to ..."

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