Tenderling Ten"der*ling, n. 1. One made tender by too much kindness; a fondling. [R.] --W. Harrison (1586). [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the first antlers of a deer. [1913 Webster]

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  • tenderling — ten·der·ling …   English syllables

  • tenderling — ˈtendə(r)liŋ, lēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: tender (I) + ling 1. archaic a. : one who has been coddled : one who is weak or effeminate …   Useful english dictionary

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