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  • n. An animal that has been recently weaned.
  • n. A device used to help wean a young animal by keeping it from suckling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A metal guard fastened to the nose of a sucking calf to wean it; a calf-weaner.


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  • I'll never forget the deafening squeal of a scared weaner; it makes a baby's screaming sound like sweet, soft music.

    A life less ordinary: Tobias Jones

  • Fattúmah (an incrementative = “great weaner”); and so

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Fátimah is an old Arab name of good omen, “the weaner:” in Egypt it becomes

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • You might further mess up the latch, you might end up with an early weaner, blah blah blah.

    The Boobityville Horror

  • Backscuttling for the hop off with the odds altogether in favour of his tumbling into the river, Jaun just then I saw to collect from the gentlest weaner among the weiners, (who by this were in half droopleaflong mourning for the passing of the last post) the familiar yellow label into which he let fall a drop, smothered a curse, choked a guffaw, spat expectoratiously and blew his own trumpet.

    Finnegans Wake

  • He said weaner production would result in the national herd being mainly productive cows and not unproductive oxen.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Botswana's ailing beef industry, once the mainstay of the economy, could be revived if it adopted a weaner cattle production system, says a report sponsored by the Southern Africa Global

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Fatimah would mean a “weaner” — Fattumah, a “great weaner.”

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • PARTHASARATHY, M. (1986) Effect of feeding varying levels of Khejri (Prosopis cineraria) leaves and concentrate on the performance of weaner kids.

    Chapter 1

  • Johnny Bush and I went out and bought seventeen weaner pigs.



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