flensing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

flensing

  1. present participle of flense
    • 1968, Bryce Walton, Harpoon Gunner, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, NY (1968), page 59,
      All he knew about flensing knives was that they were used to strip blubber from whale carcasses.

Noun[edit]

flensing (plural flensings)

  1. The act of one who flenses; the operation of stripping off blubber.