\\ˈfleshiŋ, -shēŋ\ noun (-s)
Etymology: flesh (I) + -ing
1. fleshings plural : close-fitting usually flesh-colored tights
2. fleshings plural : material removed in fleshing a hide or skin
3. [from present participle of flesh (II) ]
a. : the distribution of the lean and fat on an animal

note the excellent fleshing of the rump

b. : the capacity of an animal to put on flesh or finish

easy fleshing is important in the beef herd

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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