Thesaurus / weaning
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The ceremony is as follows:—The child is brought out and given to the weaning father or sponsor.

Tales of Old JapanAlgernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

"Weaning is such a terrible business," then remarked Constance.

FruitfulnessEmile Zola

It is the time for the weaning of her only son--an occasion of more than usual interest in a Hebrew home.

Oriental WomenEdward Bagby Pollard

If a second litter is wanted during a year the sows should be put to the boar during the first heat after weaning.

Preparatory to weaning, the baby should be accustomed to the bottle.

She hid them, however; only she bided her time, and then suggested the propriety of weaning baby.

On few points, perhaps, has there existed a greater diversity of opinion than in regard to the age most proper for weaning.

The Young MotherWilliam A. Alcott

The teaching of the missionaries had had no effect in weaning him from his ancestral idolatry.

Ordinarily, however, weaning is comparatively an easy matter.

Cows at weaning time did sometimes object to being driven from their calves.

Lonesome LandB. M. Bower


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