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Definition of Broods

Brood
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.
Brood
Brood 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. --Milton. 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.
Brood
Brood 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, v. t.] 1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chickens. As a hen doth gather her brood under her wings. --Luke xiii. 34. 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. --Wordsworth. 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.

Meaning of Broods from wikipedia

- studied industrial design. They both dropped out of university to pursue Broods. Broods was formed in Auckland in early 2013. The brother-sister project began...
- Individual broods of North American periodical cicadas: Brood X, the largest brood, which emerges on a 17-year cycle Brood XIII, a brood centered on...
- The Brood is a 1979 Canadian psychological body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg, and starring Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, and Art...
- distinct broods with a 17-year lifecycle, to which he ****igned brood numbers I through XVII (with emerging years 1893 through 1909); plus 13 broods with a...
- Brood X (Brood 10), the Great Eastern Brood, is one of 15 broods of periodical cicadas that appear regularly throughout the eastern United States. It has...
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- In b****eeping, bee brood or brood refers to the eggs, larvae and pupae of honeybees. The brood of Western honey bees develops within a bee hive. In man-made...
- Broods is the debut extended play (EP) by New Zealand music duo Broods, first released digitally 31 January 2014 in select territories through Dryden Street...
- that, before Snatch, Pitt had been "shackled by roles that called for brooding introspection, but recently he has found his calling in black comic outrageousness...
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