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Word: suckle

Definition: give or take milk at the breast or udder


Sentences Containing 'suckle'

He took me up in his right fore-foot and held me as a nurse does a child she is going to suckle, just as I have seen the same sort of creature do with a kitten in Europe; and when I offered to struggle he squeezed me so hard, that I thought it more prudent to submit.
Scooby-Doo is a 2002 American live-action supernatural comedy mystery film directed by Raja Gosnell, produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle, and scripted by James Gunn.
With "Suckle", his graphic novel published in 1997, Cooper broke through to a new level of critical acclaim with the story of an innocent, childlike fellow, Basil, who is confronted by strange, sexualized horrors in a futuristic world.

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