Definition of Brood

Brood v. t. means: To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.

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Brood v. t. means: To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.

Meaning of Brood

Brood (v. t.) means: To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.

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Brood (a.): Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.

Brood (v. t.): The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.

Brood (v. i.): To have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; -- usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes.

Covey (n.): A brood or hatch of birds; an old bird with her brood of young; hence, a small flock or number of birds together; -- said of game; as, a covey of partridges.

Brood (v. t.): The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children.

Incubate (v. i. & t.): To sit, as on eggs for hatching; to brood; to brood upon, or keep warm, as eggs, for the purpose of hatching.

Brooded (imp. & p. p.): of Brood

Brooding (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Brood

Eye (n.): A brood; as, an eye of pheasants.

Cover (v. t.): To brood or sit on; to incubate.

Broody (a.): Inclined to brood.

Covey (v. i.): To brood; to incubate.

Eelfare (n.): A brood of eels.

Nye (n.): A brood or flock of pheasants.

Brood (v. t.): To think anxiously or moodily upon.

Brood (v. t.): To cherish with care.

Monogoneutic (a.): Having but one brood in a season.

Breed (n.): A number produced at once; a brood.

Brood (a.): Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs.

Cove (v. t.): To brood, cover, over, or sit over, as birds their eggs.

Brood (v. t.): To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.

Brood (v. t.): Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.

Brood (v. t.): That which is bred or produced; breed; species.

Hatch (n.): The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.

Chaw (v. t.): To ruminate in thought; to consider; to keep the mind working upon; to brood over.

Sit (v. t.): To cover and warm eggs for hatching, as a fowl; to brood; to incubate.

Team (n.): A group of young animals, especially of young ducks; a brood; a litter.

Nide (n.): A nestful; a brood; as, a nide of pheasants.

Brood (v. i.): 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 protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding.

Aerie (n.): The nest of a bird of prey, as of an eagle or hawk; also a brood of such birds; eyrie. Shak. Also fig.: A human residence or resting place perched like an eagle's nest.

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Meaning of Brood

Brood means: Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.

Meaning of Brood

Brood means: The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.

Meaning of Brood

Brood means: To have the mind dwell continuously or moodily on a subject; to think long and anxiously; to be in a state of gloomy, serious thought; -- usually followed by over or on; as, to brood over misfortunes.

Meaning of Covey

Covey means: A brood or hatch of birds; an old bird with her brood of young; hence, a small flock or number of birds together; -- said of game; as, a covey of partridges.

Meaning of Brood

Brood means: The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same time or not; young children of the same mother, especially if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman with a brood of children.

Meaning of Incubate

Incubate means: To sit, as on eggs for hatching; to brood; to brood upon, or keep warm, as eggs, for the purpose of hatching.

Meaning of Brooded

Brooded means: of Brood

Meaning of Brooding

Brooding means: of Brood

Meaning of Eye

Eye means: A brood; as, an eye of pheasants.

Meaning of Cover

Cover means: To brood or sit on; to incubate.

Meaning of Broody

Broody means: Inclined to brood.

Meaning of Covey

Covey means: To brood; to incubate.

Meaning of Eelfare

Eelfare means: A brood of eels.

Meaning of Nye

Nye means: A brood or flock of pheasants.

Meaning of Brood

Brood means: To think anxiously or moodily upon.

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