Definition of Broodless

1. [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Broodless

brood parasite
brood parasites
brooded
brooder
brooder pneumonia
brooders
broodier
broodies
broodiest
broodily
broodiness
broodinesses
brooding
broodingly
broodings
broodless (current term)
broodmare
broodmares
broods
broodstocks
broody
broody hen
brook lamprey
brook lampreys
brook mint
brook thistle
brook trout
brook trouts

Literary usage of Broodless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"... and which were still in full plumage, and others, that were broodless, almost destitute of feathers. As many of the nests found in Labrador differed ..."

2. Langstroth on the Hive and Honey Bee by Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth, Charles Dadant (1905)
"He removes all the broodless combs, from the infected colony, drives (473) or shakes the bees into a box covered with wire-cloth, leaving enough bees in the ..."

3. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"... but in nine instances out of ten, I am satisfied that some luckless cur dog, "mink, or weasel deserves the onus for the poor bird's broodless lot. ..."

4. The Bibelot: A Reprint of Poetry and Prose for Book Lovers, Chosen in Part by John Keats, Thomas Bird Mosher (1900)
"In mire of village way The hedge-row leaves are stamp'd, and, all forgot, The broodless nest sits visible in the thorn. Autumn, among her drooping marigolds ..."

5. The Garden's Story: For Pleasures and Trials of an Amateur Gardener by George Herman Ellwanger (1889)
"... The broodless nest sits visible in the thorn. Autumn, among her drooping marigolds Keeps all her garnered sheaves, and empty folds, And dripping ..."

6. A Treasury of English Sonnets by David M. Main (1881)
"In mire of village way The hedge-row leaves are stamped ; and, all forgot, The broodless nest sits visible in the thorn. Autumn, among her drooping ..."

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