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fledged


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fledge  \Fledge\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fledged};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Fledging}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  with  feathers;  to  supply  with  the  feathers 
  necessary  for  flight. 
 
  The  birds  were  not  as  yet  fledged  enough  to  shift 
  for  themselves.  --L'Estrange. 
 
  2.  To  furnish  or  adorn  with  any  soft  covering. 
 
  Your  master,  whose  chin  is  not  yet  fledged.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fledged 
  adj  1:  (of  birds)  having  developed  feathers  or  plumage;  often  used 
  in  combination  [syn:  {mature}]  [ant:  {unfledged}] 
  2:  (of  an  arrow)  equipped  with  feathers  [syn:  {vaned}] 




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