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.