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Definitions of fleet

  1. disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example; "The pain eventually passed off" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a group of warships organized as a tactical unit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. To sail; to float. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To fly swiftly; to pass over quickly; to hasten; to flit as a light substance. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of; as, a ship that fleets the gulf. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To hasten over; to cause to pass away lighty, or in mirth and joy. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or windlass, as a rope or chain. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place; nimble. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; -- obsolete, except as a place name, -- as Fleet Street in London. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. A former prison in London, which originally stood near a stream, the Fleet (now filled up). Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To take the cream from; to skim. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To move or change in position; used only in special phrases; as, of fleet aft the crew. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. To slip on the whelps or the barrel of a capstan or windlass; - said of a cable or hawser. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. To draw apart the blocks of; - said of a tackle. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; - obsolete, except as a place name, - as Street in London. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A former prison in London, which originally stood near a stream, the (now filled up). Webster Dictionary DB
  25. To move or change in position; - said of persons; as, the crew fleeted aft. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Swift; rapid; nimble. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. A company of warships or merchant vessels. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. To fly swiftly; hasten. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Fleetly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. Fleetness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A number of ships in company, esp. ships of war; a division of the navy, commanded by an admiral. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. To pass swiftly:-pr.p. fleeting; pa.p. fleeted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  33. Swift; nimble; fleeting or transient. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. A company of ships. esp. ships of war. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  35. Swift; transient. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  36. To pass swiftly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  37. To fly or pass swiftly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Moving, or capable of moving, swiftly; rapid; nimble; swift. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. A number of vessels in company, as ships of war. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. Swift of pace; nimble; moving with celerity; superfleially fruitful; not penetrating deep, as soil; skimming the surface. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  41. In names of places, a creek, a bay, a river, as in Fleet Street, North-fleet, Fleet prison. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  42. A squadron of ships; a number of ships in company for one object or destination, specially war-ships. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. To skim the surface; to pass over rapidly; to pass lightly, or in murth and joy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  44. To fly swiftly; to hasten; to flit as a light substance; to float. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  45. To flow away; to move rapidly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  46. Swift of pace; nimble; active. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  47. A number of ships in company; a navy or squadron; a creek; an inlet. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  48. A place where the tide flows; a creek, or inlet of water; a company of shipsor navy ; a prison in Loudon, (so called from a river or ditch formerly in its vicinity,)now abolished by 5 & 0 Vict. c. 22. thelawdictionary.org
  49. To slip on the whelps or the barrel of a capstan or windlass; -- said of a cable or hawser. mso.anu.edu.au
  50. To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle. mso.anu.edu.au
  51. fl[=e]t, n. a number of ships in company, esp. ships of war: a division of the navy, commanded by an admiral. [A.S. fléot, a ship--fléotan, to float; conn. with Dut. vloot, Ger. flotte.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  52. fl[=e]t, adj. swift: nimble: transient: (prov.) shallow.--adjs. FLEET'-FOOT (Shak.), fleet or swift of foot; FLEET'ING, passing quickly: temporary.--advs. FLEET'INGLY; FLEET'LY.--n. FLEET'NESS. [Prob. Ice. fliótr, swift; but ult. cog. with succeeding word.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  53. fl[=e]t, v.i. to flit, pass swiftly.--v.t. (Shak.) to make to pass quickly:--pr.p. fleet'ing; pa.p. fleet'ed. [A.S. fléotan, to float.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  54. fl[=e]t, n. a shallow creek or bay, as in Northfleet, Fleet-ditch, &c.--THE FLEET, or FLEET PRISON, a London gaol down to 1842, long a place of confinement for debtors--clandestine marriages were solemnised here down to 1754 by broken-down clergymen confined for debt. [A.S. fléot, an inlet.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  55. Naval armament, number of warships under one command-in-chief (the f., the navy); number of ships or boats sailing in company. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  56. Creek, inlet; The French., stream, now covered sewer, running into Thames English. of French. Street, also the prison that stood near it (French. marriage, performed by a French. parson or disreputable clergyman in& about the French. ready to marry clandestinely). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  57. (poet. or literary). Swift, nimble. Hence fleetly adv., fleetness n. [old Norse] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  58. Shallow (of water); at or to no great depth (plough or sow f.). [Dutch] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  59. Glide away, vanish, be transitory; pass rapidly, slipaway; move swiftly, fly. Hence fleeting a., fleetingly adv. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  60. f. of cabs, taxis, &c., those owned by one proprietor. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  61. French. Street, (used for) the press, the papers. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  62. A. S. name or part name, = channel [Norse.], as in Fleet Street, Pur-fleet. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  63. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A navy or squadron of ships; especially, a number of ships of war. Cabinet Dictionary
  64. A company of ships, a navy. Complete Dictionary
  65. A creek, an inlet of water. Complete Dictionary
  66. Swift of pace, quick, nimble, active; skimming the surface. Complete Dictionary

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