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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French flèche (an arrow)

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NounEdit

fletch (plural fletches)

  1. (archery) The vane toward the back of an arrow, used to stabilise the arrow during flight.
  2. (fisheries) A large boneless fillet of halibut, swordfish or tuna.

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VerbEdit

fletch (third-person singular simple present fletches, present participle fletching, simple past and past participle fletched)

  1. (transitive) To feather, as an arrow.

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