feebling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

feebling

  1. present participle of feeble

Noun[edit]

feebling ‎(plural feeblings)

  1. A feeble person.
    • 1878, Stephen Joseph Mac Kenna, Brave Men in Action
      Our sergeant did not, therefore, as might have been expected, retain the hale men to fight and send on the feeblings, but just the reverse; and the only disabled soldiers pushed forward were the few in the waggons []
    • 1915, Jack London, The Star Rover
      You are feeblings. I am your master. You can't bring a squeal out of me. You think it remarkable, for you know how easily you would squeal.