Dar"ling (?), n. [OE. derling, deorling, AS. deorling; deore dear + -ling. See Dear, and -ling.]

One dearly beloved; a favorite.

And can do naught but wail her darling's loss. Shak.


© Webster 1913.

Dar"ling, a.

Dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite. "Some darling science." I. Watts.

"Darling sin." Macaulay.


© Webster 1913.

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