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brood
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. Sitting or inclined to sit on eggs.
2. Kept for breeding from; as, a brood mare; brood stock; having young; as, a brood sow.
Part of Speech: verb
2. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens.
3. That which is bred or produced; breed; species.
4. Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.
5. To sit over, cover, and cherish; as, a hen broods her chickens.
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