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Definition of Fleet

Fleet
Fleet Fleet, v. i. (Naut.) To move or change in position; -- said of persons; as, the crew fleeted aft.
Fleet
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. Bullen.
Fleet
Fleet 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. --Milton. 2. Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil. [Prov. Eng.] --Mortimer.
Fleet
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 and joy. Many young gentlemen flock to him, and fleet the time carelessly. --Shak. 3. (Naut.) (a) To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle. --Totten. (b) To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or windlass, as a rope or chain.

Meaning of Fleet from wikipedia

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