brooded

past tense of brood
as in sat
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop don't disturb the hen while she's brooding

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“Brooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brooded. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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