Definition of broodling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbruːdlɪŋ/

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A young bird; a nestling: her broodlings have hatched
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  • In her unfledged condition the destruction of the local shelter threatened the death of the broodling.
  • A tiny feather-stem was made to grow straight out from the broodling's skin.
  • Closet and pantry were distrained of their rarest delicacies, and the poultry-yard of its fattest broodlings, to furnish a palatable variety for his table.
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