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synonyms for suckling

  • babe
  • infant
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  • adult
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How to use suckling in a sentence

He'll have a good place, I bet any money; and Bob Suckling, who's always with them—a high fellow, too.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
When he got on board, Captain Suckling was not in the ship, nor had any person been apprised of the boy's coming.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
Until the young one is weaned, its habitat is evidently in the water as we never saw an adult suckling its offspring.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Amongst these we may distinguish some women suckling their children, and men presenting offerings to them.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
They were of all sizes, from suckling young to old males and females, and all were very fat and playful, even the oldest of them.
BLACKFEET TALES OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARKJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
The lines, he told me, were Sir John Suckling's; and he gave them standing, in excellent voice and elegant gesture.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
For the officers we got a suckling pig, which Mess Sergeant Braun roasted in the priest's oven.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
Pope has accused Suckling of being an 'immoral man, as well as debauched.'
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2 NO 4, OCTOBER, 1862VARIOUS
Suckling was of slight figure and middle stature, with a face handsome and full of animation.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2 NO 4, OCTOBER, 1862VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCKLING

  • bairn
  • child
  • infant
  • little one
  • newborn
  • suckling
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