Definition of broodling in English:


Line breaks: brood|ling
Pronunciation: /ˈbruːdlɪŋ


  • A young bird; a nestling: her broodlings have hatched
    More example sentences
    • She darted into the midst of the flock of storks, with her four broodlings close beside her.
    • As she leads, the broodlings will follow.
    • 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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