Fledge, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Fledged p. pr. & vb. n. Fledging.]
1. To furnish with feathers; to supply with the feathers necessary for flight.
The birds were not as yet fledged enough to shift for themselves. --L'Estrange.
2. To furnish or adorn with any soft covering.
Your master, whose chin is not yet fledged. --Shak.
2. A young bird just fledged. [wns=2]
adj 1: (of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used
in combination [syn: mature] [ant: unfledged]
2: (of an arrow) equipped with feathers [syn: vaned]