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Noun
A family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
“One family had raised a brood of chicks in mid-July, and they had already grown quite a bit by this time.”
Noun
A large family of children
“After the grandmother and her brood got off, a little fellow was dropped at a house.”
Verb
Think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
“I gasped, and ever since I have been brooding on the most tactful way to put it.”
Verb
To cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop
“Parents appear to brood newly hatched chicks for only a few days.”
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