Fleece, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fleeced p. pr. & vb. n. Fleecing.]
1. To deprive of a fleece, or natural covering of wool.
2. To strip of money or other property unjustly, especially by trickery or fraud; to bring to straits by oppressions and exactions.
Whilst pope and prince shared the wool betwixt them, the people were finely fleeced. --Fuller.
3. To spread over as with wool. [R.]
1. Furnished with a fleece; as, a sheep is well fleeced.
2. Stripped of a fleece; plundered; robbed.