a brood of chickens

1. n. exp.
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Lewis & Short latin dictionary. 2014.

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  • Brood — (br[=oo]d), n. [OE. brod, AS. br[=o]d; akin to D. broed, OHG. bruot, G. brut, and also to G. br[ u]he broth, MHG. br[ u]eje, and perh. to E. brawn, breath. Cf. {Breed}, v. t.] 1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brood — (br[=o]ch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brooded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brooding}.] 1. To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brood — (br[=oo]d), v. t. 1. To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens. [1913 Webster] 2. To cherish with care. [R.] [1913 Webster] 3. To think anxiously or moodily upon. [1913 Webster] You ll sit and brood your sorrows on a throne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sit on brood — Brood Brood (br[=oo]d), n. [OE. brod, AS. br[=o]d; akin to D. broed, OHG. bruot, G. brut, and also to G. br[ u]he broth, MHG. br[ u]eje, and perh. to E. brawn, breath. Cf. {Breed}, v. t.] 1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chicken — I n. 1) chickens cluck 2) a brood of chickens 3) a young chicken is a chick, cockerel (BE) 4) a female chicken is a hen 5) a male chicken is a cock (esp. BE)/rooster (esp. AE) 6) (misc.) to count one s chickens before they are hatched ( to… …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • List of collective nouns for birds — The standard collective noun for a group of birds of any type is a flock.[1] For a number of individual birds, there exist collective nouns particular to the type of bird. Many of these collective nouns are fanciful and not in common use in… …   Wikipedia

  • clutch — clutch1 clutchingly, adv. clutchy, adj. /kluch/, v.t. 1. to seize with or as with the hands or claws; snatch: The bird swooped down and clutched its prey with its claws. 2. to grip or hold tightly or firmly: She clutched the child s hand as they… …   Universalium

  • clutch — I [[t]klʌtʃ[/t]] v. t. 1) to seize with or as if with the hands or claws; snatch 2) to hold tightly 3) sts to spellbind; grip a person s interest or emotions 4) to try to seize or grasp (usu. fol. by at): to clutch at a fleeing child[/ex] 5) aum… …   From formal English to slang

  • clutch — I. /klʌtʃ / (say kluch) verb (t) 1. to seize with, or as with, the hands or claws; grasp; grip. 2. to grip or hold tightly or firmly. –noun 3. the hand, claw, paw, etc., when grasping. 4. (usually plural) power of disposal or control; mastery: in …   Australian English dictionary

  • collective nouns —   ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Collective nouns (by animal) include: shrewdness of apes cete of badgers sloth of bears swarm of bees obstinacy of buffalos clowder of cats drove of cattle …   Useful english dictionary

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