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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Grow feathers; Decorate with feathers; Feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight.

Usage examples (38)
  • There was also some doubt as to whether the young birds were in the nest or already fledged and sitting some distance away.
  • fledge an arrow
  • Just as wild birds "fledge" - take their first flight - penguins take their first swim.
  • And then, we have kind of fledge factor on either side. for more
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