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variant of -ling2.

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Origin of -lings

Middle English -linges.See -ling2, -s1
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  • He needed not the mum-lings of a smaller soul to aid him in his last extremity.

    Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
  • Pus-sy cat ate the dump-lings, the dump-lings; Pus-sy cat ate the dump-lings.

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