\\ˈkōrtliŋ, ˈkȯrt-, ˈkōət-, ˈkȯ(ə)t-, -lēŋ\ noun (-s)
Etymology: court (I) + -ling
: a courtier especially when young or insignificant

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  • Courtling — Court ling ( l?ng), n. [Court + ling.] A sycophantic courtier. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • courtling — court·ling …   English syllables

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