Definition of Suckling

1. Noun. English poet and courtier (1609-1642).

Exact synonyms: Sir John Suckling
Generic synonyms: Courtier, Poet



2. Noun. An infant considered in relation to its nurse.
Exact synonyms: Nurseling, Nursling
Generic synonyms: Babe, Baby, Infant

3. Noun. A young mammal that has not been weaned.
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal

4. Noun. Feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast.
Exact synonyms: Lactation
Generic synonyms: Alimentation, Feeding
Derivative terms: Lactate

Definition of Suckling

1. n. A young child or animal nursed at the breast.

Definition of Suckling

1. Noun. A young mammal which isn't weaned yet ¹

2. Noun. A young horse (fowl) that still suckles milk from its mother, a dam. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of suckle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suckling

1. a young mammal that has not been weaned [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suckling

sucking fish
sucking louse
sucking pig
sucking up
sucking urge
suckingly
suckings
suckle
suckled
suckler
sucklers
suckles
suckless
sucklest
suckleth
suckling (current term)
suckling pig
suckling reflex
sucklings
sucks
sucks to be you
sucks up
suckstone
suckstones
suckt
sucktacular
sucktastic
suckup
suckups
sucky

Literary usage of Suckling

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"suckling was returned to the Long Parliament, joined in the abortive plot to ... But the fame of suckling rests on his ballads an songs such as the "Ballad ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"Sir John suckling 1609-1642 PERSONAL suckling next was called, ... But the fame of suckling rests on his ballads and songs such as the "Ballad upon a ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1898)
"Dame Martha suckling died on 28 Oct. 1613, aged 35, her son John being then but ... The only reason for supposing that suckling was educated at Westminster ..."

4. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1826)
"He was so loyal to his master, as to be at the expence of £1200. in raising a troop of horse * This account of Sir John suckling is inaccurate in various ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Yet when suckling, an exile and in distress, came to a dangerous pass SIR ... is completely suckling, and shows that his wreaths were not twined from the ..."

6. Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts,: Including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"Flight from the Enemy—Lampoons on the Occasion— suckling accused of ... THE delight of the Court and the darling of the Muses, suckling was one of the ..."

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