[flesh-hoo k] /ˈflɛʃˌhʊk/
a for use in lifting meat, as from a pot.
a hook to hang meat on.
a many-pronged fork used in the sacrificial services (1 Sam. 2:13, 14; Ex. 27:3; 38:3) by the priest in drawing away the flesh. The fat of the sacrifice, together with the breast and shoulder (Lev. 7:29-34), were presented by the worshipper to the priest. The fat was burned on the alter (3:3-5), and the breast and shoulder became the portion of the priests. But Hophni and Phinehas, not content with this, sent a servant to seize with a flesh-hook a further portion.
[flesh-ingz] /ˈflɛʃ ɪŋz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. flesh-colored tights. /ˈflɛʃɪŋz/ plural noun 1. flesh-coloured tights 2. bits of flesh scraped from the hides or skins of animals
[flesh-lee] /ˈflɛʃ li/ adjective, fleshlier, fleshliest. 1. of or relating to the flesh or body; bodily, corporeal, or physical. 2. carnal; sensual: fleshly pleasures. 3. worldly, rather than spiritual. 4. having a sensuous quality: the fleshly poetry of the 17th century. 5. Obsolete. having much flesh; fleshy. /ˈflɛʃlɪ/ adjective -lier, -liest 1. relating to the […]
[flesh-muh nt] /ˈflɛʃ mənt/ noun, Obsolete. 1. the state of being stimulated, as by a successful first attempt at something.
noun, Slang. 1. an employment agent or agency, especially one that recruits executives. 2. a theatrical agent. 3. a pimp. 4. a prostitute. noun