There are 2 translations of fleece in Spanish:

fleece1

Pronunciation: /fliːs/

n

  • 1.1 c u (on sheep) lana (f)
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    • Goats feel the cold and dislike damp and wet as they don't have thick fleeces like sheep or tough hide like cows.
    • The higher the altitude and the colder the climate, the fleece of the goats is softer and thicker and conducive to be used for shawls.
    • Classed as a primitive breed, they bear little resemblance to more common types of sheep with thick white fleeces.
    1.2 c u (from sheep) vellón (m) the jacket is lined with fleece la chaqueta está forrada con corderito or (Esp) borreguillo the Golden Fleece el vellocino de oro
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    • The heavy fleece shorn from these lambs is of exceptional quality and very, very soft.
    • These padded garments, now known as gambesons, were made by sewing fleeces, raw wool or layers of woollen cloth between two layers of linen, felt or leather.
    • Before the hard times, she had simply sold her fleeces to the British Wool Board.
    1.3 c u (artificial) corderito (m) or (Esp) borreguillo (m) sintético
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    • Fusing American Indian imagery with functional fleece, cotton and Lycra, she produces snow boarding hats, tops and coats in earthy shades.
    • How important a role does polar or micro fleece play in your outerwear line?
    • I hardly noticed the chill in the air through my jacket and layers of fleece as a light rain began to fall, and the liquid movement of my paddle made me feel completely at one with the water.
    1.4 c [Clothing] forro (m) polar
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    • For the first time, the contract will involve the supply of the entire Garda uniform, including a blouson jacket with zip-in fleece, shirts, trousers and boots.
    • He was ‘scruffy’, wearing a dark jacket, grey fleece, hat and khaki trousers.
    • He is 30 minutes late and hardly cuts an imposing figure, dressed shabbily in an old pair of tracksuit bottoms and trainers, polo shirt and fleece.

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There are 2 translations of fleece in Spanish:

fleece2

vt

  • 1 (defraud) [colloquial/familiar] [person] desplumar [familiar/colloquial], fajar (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Whilst I found it all a bit depressing to see yet another way to fleece people of their money, my seven year old really likes it.
    • Should I tell him that he is crazy or should I say nothing and let her fleece him of his money?
    • This type of spam - which fleeces people by tricking them into calling a premium-rate number - is no longer a relatively small-scale concern, claimed the watchdog.

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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.