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- (transitive) To care for a young bird until it is capable of flight.
- (intransitive) To grow, cover or be covered with feathers.
- (transitive) To decorate with feathers.
fledge (not comparable)
- (archaic) Feathered; furnished with feathers or wings; able to fly.
- his shoulders, fledge with wings