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Definition of Broods
Brood Brood, a.
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.
BroodBrood Brood (br[=o]ch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brooded; p. pr.
& vb. n. Brooding.]
1. To sit on and cover eggs, as a fowl, for the purpose of
warming them and hatching the young; or to sit over and
cover young, as a hen her chickens, in order to warm and
protect them; hence, to sit quietly, as if brooding.
Birds of calm sir brooding on the charmed wave.
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.
Brooding on unprofitable gold. --Dryden.
Brooding over all these matters, the mother felt
like one who has evoked a spirit. --Hawthorne.
When with downcast eyes we muse and brood.
--Tennyson. BroodBrood Brood (br[=oo]d), n. [OE. brod, AS. br[=o]d; akin to D.
broed, OHG. bruot, G. brut, and also to G. br["u]he broth,
MHG. br["u]eje, and perh. to E. brawn, breath. Cf. Breed,
1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood
As a hen doth gather her brood under her wings.
A hen followed by a brood of ducks. --Spectator.
2. The young from the same dam, whether produced at the same
time or not; young children of the same mother, especially
if nearly of the same age; offspring; progeny; as, a woman
with a brood of children.
The lion roars and gluts his tawny brood.
3. That which is bred or produced; breed; species.
Flocks of the airy brood, (Cranes, geese or
long-necked swans). --Chapman.
4. (Mining) Heavy waste in tin and copper ores.
To sit on brood, to ponder. [Poetic] --Shak.
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