from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An apparatus for hatching eggs by artificial heat; an incubator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A contrivance for hatching eggs by artificial heat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun dated A
contrivancefor hatching eggsby artificial heat.
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Many a thought is a Leda egg, imprisoning twin life-principles, which,, incubated in the eccaleobion brain of an author-borrower, have blessed the world; but without such a foster-parent, in some neglected nest staled and addled, had never burst the shell.