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

  • adj. Not yet weaned.

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  • v. Present participle of suck.
  • n. A sound or motion that sucks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, .

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Drawing or deriving nourishment from the mother's breast; not yet weaned; very young.
  • Hence Figuratively, very young and inexperienced; undergoing training; in the early stage of a career; in leading-strings; “vealy.”
  • Draining; exhausting.
  • n. Specifically, in ceramics, absorption of the glaze from ware by the porous fire-clay saggar while in the kiln.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of sucking

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