fleet [-s] n

OE 'ship, vessel'.

  1. Slow-moving boats; group of sailing vessels; large squadron of navy ships.
  2. Cloud; horde; swarm; cluster; bunch; group of several members.
  3. Breeze; zephyr; soothing wind; soft current of air carrying pleasant smells; [fig.] perfume; fragrance.

fleet [-er] adj

  1. Swift; quick moving.
  2. Brief; existing shortly.