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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- (Leather Manufacture) To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.
- Fleshing \Flesh"ing\, n.
A person devoted to fleshly things. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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- Bernanke: need credible resolution authority for big banks
Regulators are fleshing out rules to ensure the orderly liquidation of big financial firms that get into trouble, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday, adding officials have the power to limit so-called 'moral hazard'. Moral hazard is the danger that authorities encourage excessive risk-taking in the future if they step in to save a struggl Read more on this news related to 'Fleshing'
- Bernanke: Gov't Needs Better Way to Deal With Problem Banks
Regulators are fleshing out rules to ensure the orderly liquidation of troubled financial firms, Fed chief Ben Bernanke said Friday, adding officials have the power to limit so-called 'moral hazard'. Read more on this news related to 'Fleshing'
- School officials talk budget process, likelihood of tax override
The Superintendent of Schools presented his version of a reduced budget to town officials and residents while fleshing out some details of a potential tax override — and plan to prevent overrides in the future. Read more on this news related to 'Fleshing'