Definition for FLEET

FLEET, v.t.

  1. To skim the surface; to pass over rapidly; as, a ship that fleets the gulf. Spenser.
  2. To pass lightly, or in mirth and joy; as, to fleet away time. [Not used.] Shak.
  3. To skim milk. [Local, in England.] The verb in the transitive form is rarely or never used in America.

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