titlene
Titling Tit"ling, n. [Icel. titlingr a tit sparrow. See {Tit} a small bird.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The hedge sparrow; -- called also {titlene}. Its nest often chosen by the cuckoo as a place for depositing its own eggs. [1913 Webster]

The titling, . . . being thus deceived, hatcheth the egg, and bringeth up the chick of another bird. --Holland. [1913 Webster] (b) The meadow pipit. [1913 Webster]

2. Stockfish; -- formerly so called in customhouses. [1913 Webster]


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  • Titling — Tit ling, n. [Icel. titlingr a tit sparrow. See {Tit} a small bird.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The hedge sparrow; called also {titlene}. Its nest often chosen by the cuckoo as a place for depositing its own eggs. [1913 Webster] The titling, . . . being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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