suckle

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Suckle \Suc"kle\, noun A teat. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Suckle \Suc"kle\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Suckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suckling}.] [Freq. of suck.] To give suck to; to nurse at the breast. --Addison.

The breasts of Hecuba When she did suckle Hector, looked not lovelier. --Shak.

They are not weak, suckled by Wisdom. --Landor.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Suckle \Suc"kle\, verb (used without an object) To nurse; to suck. [R.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

suckle

verb

1: suck milk from the mother's breasts; "the infant was suckling happily"

2: give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places" [syn: {breastfeed}, {suckle}, {suck}, {nurse}, {wet-nurse}, {lactate}, {give suck}] [ant: {bottlefeed}]


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