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Verb: fledge  flej
  1. Feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight
     
  2. Decorate with feathers
    "fledge an arrow";
    - flight
     
  3. Grow feathers
    "The young sparrows are fledging already";
    - feather

Derived forms: fledging, fledges, fledged

Type of: acquire, adorn, beautify, bring up, decorate, develop, embellish, get, grace, grow, nurture, ornament, parent, produce, raise, rear

Encyclopedia: Fledge