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  • n. Plural form of fledgling.

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Examples

  • Instead, they appear at random places and moments of time and create these 'fledglings' by saying a corny incantation which makes a blank crescent moon appears on some kids forehead.

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  • The little orphan birds seem to get on somehow or other; perhaps the Englishman's eye was no bad protection, and his pity towards the fledglings was a good lesson, we will hope, to the children around the Tembe at Kwihara ”] 19th June, 1872. ”

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  • "fledglings" helping United overhaul Newcastle's 12-point lead.

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  • Late hay cuts in traditional meadows give ground-nesting birds a chance to complete their breeding cycle, so look out for partridges leading fledglings through the undergrowth, anxious curlews trying to distract your attention from their offspring and yellow wagtails snapping flies from flowers to feed their nestlings.

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  • It was about his own little fledglings who were leaving the nest.

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  • Being cash-strapped it was not uncommon for these fledglings to take on work that was beyond their knowledge and experience.

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  • Nor were they lean little fledglings theorizing on the threshold of

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  • Speaking of stress, the dark force lurking in the tunnels under the Tulsa Depot is spreading, and Zoey is beginning to believe Stevie Rae could be responsible for a lot more than a group of misfit red fledglings.

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  • I, for one, would be much more appreciative if the process could be slowed somehow to allow such fledglings time to find alternative means of selling their produce to their audience or for an alternative means to spring up.

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  • Having confounded the experts by not only living to the age of 26, against the eight years' lifespan the bird was thought to have, but also by producing 48 fledglings, she is now waiting for Him – a 10-year-old male with whom she mated last year.

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