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noun 
  1. A group of vessels or vehicles.
  2. A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc.
  3. A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; -- obsolete, except as a place name, -- as Fleet Street in London.
  4. A former prison in London, which originally stood near a stream, the Fleet (now filled up).
  5. A location, as on a navigable river, where barges are secured.
verb 
  1. To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of
a ship that fleets the gulf
  1. To hasten over; to cause to pass away lightly, or in mirth and joy
And so through this dark world they fleet / Divided, till in death they meet; -- Percy Shelley, Rosalind and Helen.
  1. To draw apart the blocks of; -- said of a tackle.
  2. To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or windlass, as a rope or chain.
  3. To take the cream from; to skim.
adjective 
  1. Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place; nimble.
  2. Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil.

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