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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Fleece as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

21 March 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue 'Fleece', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Fleece a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Fleece as an answer itself some 176 times.

Fleece is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Smallest Hardest' on Tuesday, 23 March 2021 with the answer being WOOL, we also found WOOL to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Fleece', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Fleece' and give you a hint.

  • A soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing
  • Outer coat of especially sheep and yaks
  • Tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing
  • The wool of a sheep or similar animal
  • Shear the wool from; "shear sheep"
  • Rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

In opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"

A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Rip off; ask an unreasonable price

4 Letters

Escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"

A sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"

A thin layer covering something; "a second coat of paint"

A sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow

A fraudulent business scheme

Washing something by allowing it to soak

A fabric made from the hair of sheep

5 Letters

The act of gouging

The act of pulling and releasing a taut cord

The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds

Cut or cut through with shears; "shear the wool off the lamb"

6 Letters

Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"

Rip off; ask an unreasonable price

7 Letters

Deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

Goods or money obtained illegally

The act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"

9 Letters

A document certifying the successful completion of a course of study

Fill to an excessive degree; "The air was surcharged with tension"

10 Letters

Place too much a load on; "don't overload the car"

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