suckling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Suckling \Suck"ling\, n. [OE. sokeling. See Suck, v. t.]
   1. A young child or animal nursed at the breast.
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   2. A small kind of yellow clover (Trifolium filiforme)
      common in Southern Europe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Suckle \Suc"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suckled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Suckling.] [Freq. of suck.]
   To give suck to; to nurse at the breast. --Addison.
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         The breasts of Hecuba
         When she did suckle Hector, looked not lovelier.
                                                  --Shak.
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         They are not weak, suckled by Wisdom.    --Landor.
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