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fleece of a sheep
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  • Swá miclum sníwde swelce micel flýs feóll

    cadere in modum uellerum immense ceperunt nines,

      Nar. 23, 13.
  • Flýs

    uellera,

      An. Ox. 5192.
  • Flýss, 5207.
  • Uullan fliásum,

      Txts. 150, 3.
used of other animals
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  • Twégen seólas mid heora flýse his fét drýgdon,

      Hml. Th. ii. 138, 12.
wool, down
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  • Flýse

    lanugine,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 51, 64.
what resembles, or
serves the purpose of, a fleece
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  • Hié of sunnan treówcynne and of his leáfum and of his flýse þæs treówes spurmon and tó godewebbe wǽfon

    foliis arborum ex siluestri uellere uestes detexunt,

      Nar. 6, 17.
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v. wull-fleós (-flýs).
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