[ UK /sˈʌkə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈsəkəɫ/ ]
  1. give suck to
    The wetnurse suckled the infant
    You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places
  2. suck milk from the mother's breasts
    the infant was suckling happily
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How To Use suckle In A Sentence

  • The six tapestries she planted come alive with interwoven threads of color and texture from golden boxleaf honeysuckle, lavender, hebe, leatherleaf sedge, and Bowles' golden sedge bordered by dwarf boxwood.
  • There were still flowers in plenty, pink campion, toadflax, small blue scabious, honeysuckle, and six-inch mushrooms, inedible no doubt, but the blackberries were ripe and juicy enough to quench thirst.
  • Two shrubs here are desert broom and burro bush, while wildflowers include desert honeysuckle, with long, tubular, brick-red flowers, and woolly feverfew, with white or greenish flowers.
  • Highbush cranberries are a fruit of the honeysuckle, and completely different fruit than the lowbush or commercial cranberry. VEGAN IN WHITEHORSE?
  • These “Judas Goats” here want big govt. and to suckle from the breast of it. Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 18, 2010
  • Round the body of the trees, planted some at their root, and some upon the different parts of the trunk, crept the withy, the snakeweed, the ivy, and the hop, and intermingled with them the jessamine and the honeysuckle, in the most unbounded profusion. Imogen A Pastoral Romance
  • Besides picking the more familiar lemon balm, coltsfoot and mullein, I found myself picking honeysuckle flowers for their antibacterial and antiviral properties.
  • Tea at a tiny inn sunk in a dell through which a sleepy lane trickled between high banks -- tea in the pocket garden under sweet-smelling limes, where stocks stood orderly and honeysuckle sprawled over the brick-nogging, brought back old days of happy fellowship, just to outshine their memory. Anthony Lyveden
  • The Chinese wants to be suckled with a jin everyday!
  • A south wall provides shelter and supports roses, jasmine and honeysuckle. Planning the Organic Herb Garden
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