What does the word suckle mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To give suck to, as at the breast; suck.

Usage examples for suckle

  1. Then, as the mothers now in Germany suckle their own children, there is an end of all exchanging them, and a fountain of emotion is thus stopped, that is not to be purchased with money. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt