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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fleet \Fleet\, n. [OE. flete, fleote, AS. fle['o]t ship, fr. fle['o]tan to float, swim. See Fleet, v. i. and cf. Float.] A number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; also, the collective naval force of a country, etc. [1913 Webster] Fleet captain, the senior aid of the admiral of a fleet, when a captain. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]