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Fleet Fleet, v. i. (Naut.)
To move or change in position; -- said of persons; as, the
crew fleeted aft.
Fleet Fleet", v. t. (Naut.)
To move or change in position; used only in special phrases;
as, of fleet aft the crew.
We got the long ``stick' . . . down and ``fleeted'
aft, where it was secured. --F. T.
FleetFleet Fleet, a. [Compar. Fleeter; superl. Fleetest.] [Cf.
Icel. flj?tr quick. See Fleet, v. i.]
1. Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in
going from place to place; nimble.
In mail their horses clad, yet fleet and strong.
2. Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil.
[Prov. Eng.] --Mortimer.
Fleet Fleet, v. t.
1. To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of; as, a ship
that fleets the gulf. --Spenser.
2. To hasten over; to cause to pass away lighty, or in mirth
Many young gentlemen flock to him, and fleet the
time carelessly. --Shak.
(a) To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle.
(b) To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or
windlass, as a rope or chain.