softling

softling

(ˈsɒftlɪŋ)
n
a weakling or something which has a soft nature
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And Chess thought about that, but still he talked--little cooings and softlings of words that had nothing to tell but love, as the sound of the anvil thundered over the land, louder than a boy voice or the roaring of a gun if one should roar.