a pot or vessel containing flesh or meat.
plural noun (often facetious)
luxurious or self-indulgent living
places, such as striptease clubs, where bodily desires are gratified or titillated
from flesh (n.) + pot (n.1); literally “pot in which flesh is boiled,” hence “luxuries regarded with envy,” especially in fleshpots of Egypt, from Exodus xvi:3:
Whan we sat by ye Flesh pottes, and had bred ynough to eate. [Coverdale translation, 1535]
modifier Handshaking, meeting and flattering voters, etc, in politics: The flesh-pressing process remains invariable, as you will glean from the weekly schedule of City Alderman Joe Pantalone (1920s+)
[woond] /wund/ noun 1. a wound that does not penetrate beyond the flesh; a slight or superficial wound. /wuːnd/ noun 1. a wound affecting superficial tissues flesh wound n. A wound that penetrates the flesh but does not damage underlying bones or vital organs.
[flesh-ee] /ˈflɛʃ i/ adjective, fleshier, fleshiest. 1. having much ; plump; fat. 2. consisting of or resembling . 3. Botany. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf. /ˈflɛʃɪ/ adjective fleshier, fleshiest 1. fat; plump 2. related to or resembling flesh 3. (botany) (of some fruits, leaves, etc) […]