Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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: –

    Jennifer Moxley reads “Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood”

  • 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

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

    Heaven Lake

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

    Heaven Lake

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

    Heaven Lake

  • 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

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