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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fledge.

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Examples

  • Other important data is collected, such as when the first eggs appear, date of the first hatch, and when the brood "fledges", or leaves the nest boxes as self-supporting individuals.

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  • : I'll be glad to see them,: he replied, and sensed the relief in Hweel's mind.: lt was clever of you to have his mate come with yours; the fledges will have protection by day and night on the journey.

    Owlflight

  • Two more of my fledges go out to prove their wings.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • Two more of my fledges go out to prove their wings.

    The Silver Gryphon

  • Prose fledges into poetry, cold compliments warm into praise, eulogy rarifies into panegyric and goes off in rhapsody.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Prose fledges into poetry, cold compliments warm into praise, eulogy rarifies into panegyric and goes off in rhapsody.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

  • A wondrous silver heron its inner darkness fledges!

    The Falconer of God

  • A wondrous silver heron its inner darkness fledges!

    The Falconer of God

  • The shy emerald mantles the valleys and fledges the heights; the pussy-willows tremble by lake and stream; the wild crocus brims the hollows with a haze of violet; trailing his last ragged pennants of snow on the hills, winter makes his sullen retreat.

    The Trail of '98 A Northland Romance

  • By exploring thoughts, disciplinary sacrifices, supernal prayers, holy toils of disinterestedness, he fledges his soul's pinions, lays up treasures in heaven, and at last migrates to the attracting clime.

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

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