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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Broody  \Brood"y\,  a. 
  Inclined  to  brood.  --Ray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  broody 
  adj  1:  physiologically  ready  to  incubate  eggs;  "a  broody  hen" 
  2:  persistently  or  morbidly  thoughtful  [syn:  {brooding},  {contemplative}, 
  {meditative},  {musing},  {pensive},  {pondering},  {reflective}, 
  {ruminative}] 
  n  :  a  domestic  hen  ready  to  brood  [syn:  {brood  hen},  {broody  hen}, 
  {setting  hen}] 




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