Definition of Fledging

1. Verb. (present participle of fledge) ¹



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Definition of Fledging

1. fledge [v] - See also: fledge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fledging

fleckless
flecks
flecky
flection
flectional
flections
fled
fledge
fledged
fledgeless
fledgeling
fledgeling(a)
fledges
fledgier
fledgiest
fledging (current term)
fledgling
fledgling(a)
fledglings
fledgy
flee
fleece
fleece worm
fleeceable
fleeced
fleeceless
fleecer
fleecers
fleeces
fleech

Literary usage of Fledging

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1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"the same geographic area and surveys commenced before the fledging period of the breeding season. Therefore, only one datum was used for each boat survey in ..."

2. The Tragedy of Russia in Pacific Asia by Frederick McCormick (1909)
"CHAPTER V fledging THE EASTERN EMPIRE DE PLANCON had just returned from a cabinet meeting at which were present the generals and all heads of the military ..."

3. Handbook of Field Methods for Monitoring Landbirds edited by C. John Ralph (1999)
"Multi- brooded species may renest in as little as 8 days after fledging. ... Nests should be checked from a distance the day before expected fledging, ..."

4. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1992)
"Within about 3 days after fledging (assuming a normal nestling period of ... Within about 3 weeks after fledging, they can hold and tear meat from prey ..."

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