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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( v. t.) To pass over rapidly; to skin the surface of; as, a ship that fleets the gulf.

(2): ( v. i.) Light; superficially thin; not penetrating deep, as soil.

(3): ( v. i.) To take the cream from; to skim.

(4): ( v. i.) A former prison in London, which originally stood near a stream, the Fleet (now filled up).

(5): ( v. i.) To move or change in position; - said of persons; as, the crew fleeted aft.

(6): ( v. i.) A flood; a creek or inlet; a bay or estuary; a river; - obsolete, except as a place name, - as Fleet Street in London.

(7): ( v. i.) A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc.

(8): ( v. t.) To move or change in position; used only in special phrases; as, of fleet aft the crew.

(9): ( v. t.) To cause to slip down the barrel of a capstan or windlass, as a rope or chain.

(10): ( n. & a.) To sail; to float.

(11): ( n. & a.) To fly swiftly; to pass over quickly; to hasten; to flit as a light substance.

(12): ( n. & a.) To slip on the whelps or the barrel of a capstan or windlass; - said of a cable or hawser.

(13): ( v. i.) Swift in motion; moving with velocity; light and quick in going from place to place; nimble.

(14): ( v. t.) To hasten over; to cause to pass away lighty, or in mirth and joy.

(15): ( v. t.) To draw apart the blocks of; - said of a tackle.

Holman Bible Dictionary [2]

 1 Kings 9:26-27 1 Kings 10:22Ezion-GeberSailors and NavigationShips

King James Dictionary [3]

FLEET, in English names, denotes a flood, a creek or inlet, a bay or estuary, or a river as in Fleet-street, North-flete, Fleet-prison.