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Fleshing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Flesh \Flesh\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fleshed; p. pr. & vb. n. Fleshing.]
  1. To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; -- from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first game they take, or other flesh. Hence, to use upon flesh (as a murderous weapon) so as to draw blood, especially for the first time. Full bravely hast thou fleshed Thy maiden sword. --Shak. The wild dog Shall flesh his tooth on every innocent. --Shak.
  2. To glut; to satiate; hence, to harden, to accustom. ``Fleshed in triumphs.'' --Glanvill. Old soldiers Fleshed in the spoils of Germany and France. --Beau. & Fl.
  3. (Leather Manufacture) To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.
Fleshing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Fleshing \Flesh"ing\, n. A person devoted to fleshly things. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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