Definition of fledged in English:

fledged

Syllabification: fledged
Pronunciation: /flejd
 
/

adjective

1(Of a young bird) having wing feathers that are large enough for flight; able to fly. See also full-fledged.
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  • Banding usually takes place during July-September (most bandings in this study occurred during August), and both young, fledged birds and adults are banded by capturing birds in bait traps.
  • Near one of the lakes I saw 8 pied kingfishers perched on the top of a date palm, it may have been the parent birds with their recently fledged young.
  • Fledging success (proportion of hatchlings that resulted in fledged young) was considered as a partial measure of reproductive success.
1.1(Of a person or thing) having just taken on the role specified: our discipline is so new fledged that the FBI had to take its cases to the Smithsonian for analysis
1.2chiefly literary (Of an arrow) provided with feathers.

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