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Is the word fleece when referring to a fleece jacket also the plural form, or is that fleeces?

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If you write fleece to mean "a jacket or other garment made from a soft warm fabric with a texture similar to sheep's wool," then the plural is fleeces; if you are asking the plural of fleece jacket, that is fleece jackets.

As fleece is also used when talking of a jacket made of fleece (whatever it is sheep's wool, or the soft warm fabric similar to sheep's wool), there is no need to say fleece jacket.

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The plural of "fleece jacket" is "fleece jackets".

In English, unlike some other languages, when we make a noun plural we do not modify any associated adjectives. For example, "one hot day", "two hot days", NOT "two hots days".

If you were using "fleece" as a noun, then the plural would be "fleeces". "We used the fleeces from two sheep to make jackets. This was enough for three fleece jackets."

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