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- n. One often quarreled with, as in "It is better to be an old man's darling than a young man's warling."
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One often quarreled with; -- � word coined, perhaps, to rhyme with darling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A word occurring only in the proverb “Better be an old man's darling than a young man's warling,” Camden, Remains.
war + -ling (Wiktionary)