v. suck·led, suck·ling, suck·les
a. To cause or allow to take milk at the breast or teat; nurse: a mare suckling her foal.
b. To take milk from (the mother, a breast, or a teat): a baby suckling its mother's breast.
2. To take in as sustenance; have as nourishment: suckled courage from her strong mother.
3. To nourish as if with the milk of the breast; nurture: suckled on video games and comic books.
To suck at the breast or teat.
[Middle English suclen, perhaps from suklinge, suckling; see SUCKLING.]
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