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unfledged

[ uhn-flejd ]
/ ʌnˈflɛdʒd /
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adjective

not fledged; without sufficient feathers for flight, as a young bird.
immature; callow.

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Origin of unfledged

First recorded in 1595–1605; un-1 + fledged
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British Dictionary definitions for unfledged

unfledged
/ (ʌnˈflɛdʒd) /

adjective

(of a young bird) not having developed adult feathers
immature and undeveloped
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