from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young mammal that has not been weaned.
- adj. Unweaned.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An infant that is still being breastfed (being suckled) by its mother.
- n. A young mammal which isn't weaned yet (such as a (foal) (baby horse) that is still being feed milk by its mother (dam).
- v. Present participle of suckle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young child or animal nursed at the breast.
- n. A small kind of yellow clover (Trifolium filiforme) common in Southern Europe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A suckler; a young animal not yet weaned.
- n. The white clover, Trifolium. repens
- n. the red clover, T. pratense
- n. the honeysuckle, Lonicera Periclymenum: so called because their flower-tubes are sucked for honey.
- Sucking, as a young mammal; not yet weaned; hence, figuratively, young and inexperienced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English poet and courtier (1609-1642)
- n. a young mammal that has not been weaned
- n. feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
- n. an infant considered in relation to its nurse
Middle English suklinge : souken, suken, to suck; see suck + -ling, one that is young; see -ling1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)