Search Result for "suckle":
1. suck milk from the mother's breasts;
- Example: "the infant was suckling happily"
2. give suck to;
- Example: "The wetnurse suckled the infant"
- Example: "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
[syn: breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Suckle \Suc"kle\, n. A teat. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]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. [1913 Webster] The breasts of Hecuba When she did suckle Hector, looked not lovelier. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They are not weak, suckled by Wisdom. --Landor. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Suckle \Suc"kle\, v. i. To nurse; to suck. [R.] [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
62 Moby Thesaurus words for "suckle": aliment, aspirate, bib, booze, breast-feed, breathe in, care for, cherish, coddle, cosset, cradle, cultivate, drain the cup, draw in, drink, drink in, drink off, drink to, drink up, dry-nurse, fatten, fatten up, feed, fondle, force-feed, foster, guzzle, imbibe, inhale, inspire, lactate, lavish care on, mother, nourish, nurse, nurture, nutrify, pamper, pledge, pull, quaff, sip, slurp, sniff, sniffle, snuff, snuff in, snuffle, spoon-feed, stuff, suck, suck in, sup, sustain, swig, swill, tipple, toast, toss down, toss off, wash down, wet-nurse