Definition of birdling in English:

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birdling

Pronunciation: /ˈbəːdlɪŋ/

noun

rare
A young bird; a nestling: the birdlings flew away in the autumn
More example sentences
  • I can imagine picking up a nest of birdlings to raise in hopes of their survival from the devastation and blight that is being wreaked upon their surroundings.
  • These young birdling things are driving me to the point of borrowing a gun.
  • The one that yells loudest is fed first and continues to be fed until another birdling yells louder.

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