a device or structure for the rearing of young chickens or other birds.
a person or animal that broods.
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How to use brooder in a sentence
We are all alike and yet all different; each of us is a wanderer, a brooder, a seeker.The New Society | Walther Rathenau
Not only this, she is the brooder and breeder of all primitive doctrines, the conceiver and the mother of all human creeds.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value | Arthur Glyn Leonard
Even if you're never going to repair a lamp or make a chick brooder, you should know about conductors and insulators.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist | Eric B. Wilson
An excellent brooder may be made with a tank of hot water, covered well, the same as the incubator.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians | William K. David
The young leader brooder over the disaster, for such he regarded it, in silence.The Lily and the Totem | William Gilmore Simms
British Dictionary definitions for brooder
an enclosure or other structure, usually heated, used for rearing young chickens or other fowl
a person or thing that broods
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