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Overview of noun suckling

The noun suckling has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Suckling, Sir John Suckling

(English poet and courtier (1609-1642))

2. nursling, nurseling, suckling

(an infant considered in relation to its nurse)

3. suckling

(a young mammal that has not been weaned)

4. suckling, lactation

(feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast)

Overview of verb suckle

The verb suckle has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. suckle

(suck milk from the mother's breasts; "the infant was suckling happily")

2. breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck

(give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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