Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing the first feathers; lately fledged.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After a two-decade lapse, new-fledged fen bid for the 1981 Worldcon.

    A Seattle Worldcon – Not (Again)

  • With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast: –

    2006 » December

  • What surprised him was that any one possessing virtue should deign to ask money as its price instead of simply finding his rward in the acquisition of an honest friend, as if the new-fledged soul of honour could forget her debt of gratitude to her greatest benefactor.

    Memorabilia

  • I must needs try my new-fledged pinions in sonnet, elogy, and madrigal.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • There was Nina with all her new-fledged hopes and her perfect assurance in the absolute superiority of Lord George Bideford to any other man either alive or dead.

    Ayala's Angel

  • Here was her chance to speak aloud any forebodings she might have, any gentle cautions or new-fledged concerns for his safety.

    Heaven Lake

  • Sunset and spring and new-fledged greenery were no miracle to Scarlett.

    Gone with the Wind

  • To steal her maidenhood would be the kind of theft he had always disdained even as a new-fledged thief in Zamora.

    Conan the Valiant

  • The main thing was to talk as little as possible; there were enough Englishmen on the river in those days to make an extra one nothing out of the ordinary, but since I was meant to be a new-fledged slave trader it was important that I shouldn't make any foolish slips.

    Flash For Freedom

  • But my first visit to Axanar was as a new-fledged cadet on a peace mission.

    Whom Gods Destroy

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