Definition of Biestings

1. n. pl. The first milk given by a cow after calving.



Definition of Biestings

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of beestings) ¹

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Definition of Biestings

1. [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biestings

biennial
biennially
biennials
biennium
bienniums
bienséance
biepitaxial
bier
bierbalk
bierbalks
bierkeller
bierkellers
biers
bierstube
bierstubes
biestings (current term)
biexciton
biexcitonic
biexcitons
biface
bifaces
bifacial
bifacial core
bifacially
bifactorial
bifarious
bifariously
bifascicular
bifemelane
bifenthrin

Literary usage of Biestings

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1. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1893)
"(K.) * (S.) — \)1 j, The biestings coagulated in the (iuf. n. ТА,) Ile milked (a camel, .... and * , A she-camel whose biestings coagulate in her udder. ..."

2. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"Then let her fill the hollow of her right hand with biestings, ... Some people are afraid to give a calf as much biestings at first as it ran take, ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"biestings, BEESTINGS, the first milk given by a cow after calving. (E.) Very common in provincial English ... + G. biestmilch, biestings ; also spelt biest, ..."

4. British Farmer's Magazine (1850)
"biestings. New milk. Casein 1507 44'8 Mucus 20'0 Butter.. 26-0 Sugar trace Salts — Water 803-3 1000- 1000- Thus it appears that the ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1865)
"It occurred to me that, as cattle are so often spoken of in the north as beasts, biestings was simply a diminutive thereof: the letter 1 having been dropped ..."

6. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1877)
"... an insipid lump wrapt in a caul of all colours, biestings.' Among the few fragments of this book several are descriptions of edibles. ..."

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