fledgeling


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young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

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(of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

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Fledgeling vampyres attend the House of Night, a finishing school for vampyres.
This would also have been the position faced by the playwright(s) who prepared the first performances of Edward IV, in all probability the first play written specifically for a fledgeling company in a newly adapted playhouse.
The company started life on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), a junior stock market launched in 1995 for fledgeling firms keen to avoid the expense of a main listing.
Throughout the narrative, images of failed flight fall thick and fast--a fledgeling seagull lying dead on the ground, Cass the 'crestfallen child' prone to 'fits and falls', 'a distant feathery cry' from a drowning figure (p.
They also note that the fledgeling democratic reform process in member states of the GCC could be affected.
There are widely held concerns in Riyadh that Washington is quietly building up a network of fledgeling democracies within the GCC, partly because it (a) wants to have reliable long-term base facilities in the area, with democratically oriented societies less likely to act to get rid of these bases on the basis of an authoritarian decision; and (b) believes that by fostering democracy and gradually expanding it across the Middle East, the US will eventually get rid of the political and economic conditions which help breed hundreds of Bin Ladins in the region.
TODAY Finals: IG Group, Stagecoach, Topps Tiles; Interims: Eurotunnel, Hemscott, SDL; AGMs: British Water, British Smaller Co Vct, Fleming Eur Fledgeling, Goldshield, Volex.
The focus for policy makers at the time was on protecting a fledgeling industry from potentially ruinous claims for compensation, while at the same time providing a basic level of protection for passengers.
The particularly scholarly guest-contribution by Marie-Laure Cortenson on Moreau's re-invention of the Middle Ages is sadly truncated from the fuller version in the French edition of the catalogue in order to make room for two articles, informative but less reliable, by fledgeling students of Moreau.
In essence, privatisation is emerging as the new source of growth for the fledgeling African stock markets.
But the fledgeling Hearts gaffer was given the boot just 18 months later when Chris Robinson replaced Wallace Mercer as chairman.
Kuwait's fledgeling privatisation programmes has already raised $1.
Ellahi Electric: Two foreign firms - Fledgeling Nominees International Limited, and Gulf Overseas Limited - have already subscribed shares worth Rs.
Singapore's northern neighbour Malaysia has a fledgeling aviation industry.
on its fledgeling nylon 1212 line, the first appearance of this new polyamide type, as well as on four newly commercial nylon-based thermoplastic elastomer alloys, another new family from Du Pont.