Tit"ling (?), n. [Icel. titlingr a tit sparrow. See Tit a small bird.]
1. Zool. (a)
The hedge sparrow; -- called also titlene. Its nest often chosen by the cuckoo as a place for depositing its own eggs.
The titling, . . . being thus deceived, hatcheth the egg, and bringeth up the chick of another bird.
The meadow pipit.
Stockfish; -- formerly so called in customhouses.
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