verb (used with object), suck·led, suck·ling.
verb (used without object), suck·led, suck·ling.
Words nearby suckle
OTHER WORDS FROM suckleun·suck·led, adjective
Examples from the Web for suckle
It is Ma who suggests to Rose of Sharon that she suckle a starving man.
When the young has attained a certain size, the mother removes it from the pouch, but takes it in from time to time to suckle it.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Because the mother will not be likely to recover so long as she continues to suckle at all.Remarks on the Subject of Lactation|Edward Morton
Nevertheless, she was able to suckle the infant, who did well from its birth and throve rapidly.The Devil's Garden|W. B. Maxwell
On those occasions the Indians oblige their wives who have milk in their breasts to suckle them.
It is natural that a woman should suckle her infant; that she should watch over its early childhood.The First Essay on the Political Rights of Women|Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat Condorcet