n The soft tissue of the body, especially muscle and fat.
n The skin of a human or animal.
n (by extension) Bare arms, bare legs, bare torso.
n Animal tissue regarded as food; meat (but sometimes excluding fish).
n The human body as a physical entity.
n (religion) The mortal body of a human being, contrasted with the spirit or soul.
n (religion) The evil and corrupting principle working in man.
n The soft, often edible, parts of fruits or vegetables.
n (obsolete) Tenderness of feeling; gentleness.
n (obsolete) Kindred; stock; race.
n A yellowish pink colour; the colour of some Caucasian human skin.
v (transitive) To reward (a hound, bird of prey etc.) with flesh of the animal killed, to excite it for further hunting; to train (an animal) to have an appetite for flesh.
v (transitive) To bury (something, especially a weapon) in flesh.
v (obsolete) To inure or habituate someone in or to a given practice.
v (transitive) To glut.
v (transitive) To put flesh on; to fatten.
v To remove the flesh from the skin during the making of leather.