Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An unweaned mammal, especially a suckling calf.
  • n. An animal that suckles its young; a mammal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An animal that has not yet been weaned.
  • n. Any animal that suckles its young; a mammal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An animal that suckles its young; a mammal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An animal which suckles its young; any mammal; also, a young one not yet weaned; a suckling.

Etymologies

suckle +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Rain has darkened the earth of arable fields sown with barley and refreshed pastures occupied by ewes with lambs or suckler cows just turned out of winter quarters with their calves.

    Country diary: St Dominic, Tamar Valley

  • The females excel as hill suckler cows, being easy to maintain, with long productive lives.

    Archive 2007-05-27

  • As for organic meat, in many instances there is absolutely no difference between the organic variety and those from the thousands of suckler herds reared in this country, most often the distinction being that the farmers and slaughtermen are not prepared to pay the Soil Association's extortionate fees for the dubious privilege of being able to offer an "organic" lable.

    They get what they deserve

  • I think books actually make my POV more authoritative than a Wikipedian-suckler.

    WARRIOR #34 DC Comics, 1995

  • God I am getting sick and tired of writing about sycophantic, self-important, GOP nipple-suckler Joe Lieberman.

    08/25/2006

  • The Prince's eyes were closed, he drew on the powerful sex of the other with long caresses of his lips, his own buttocks flinching with each blow, and as the poor Prince whom he suckled seemed on the edge of culminating passion, the suckler was pulled back by the Page who took his obedient slave to yet another erect penis.

    Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty

  • The amount of work done by a suckler is about three fifths of that done by a full hand, a little increased toward the last ...

    American Negro Slavery A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime

  • She implied that this union had a higher significance than could be grasped by a mere suckler of fools

    Sisters

  • In 1986 they moved to a 14-hectare - 36-acre - Flintshire County Council smallholding at Saltney, near Chester, increased their herd to 40 and soon rented an adjoining 54 hectares - 135 acres - that enabled them to accommodate another 20 milkers, 27 suckler cows and 500 ewes.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • In the year ending March 2011, he said market returns for suckler calves on the average Welsh farm covered just 63% of their costs.

    WalesOnline - Home

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