Sucking bottle
Sucking Suck"ing, a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf. [1913 Webster]

I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

{Sucking bottle}, a feeding bottle. See under {Bottle}.

{Sucking fish} (Zo["o]l.), the remora. See {Remora}. --Baird.

{Sucking pump}, a suction pump. See under {Suction}.

{Sucking stomach} (Zo["o]l.), the muscular first stomach of certain insects and other invertebrates which suck liquid food. [1913 Webster]


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  • sucking bottle — noun A milk bottle for infants • • • Main Entry: ↑suck …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sucking — Suck ing, a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf. [1913 Webster] I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. Thackeray. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucking fish — Sucking Suck ing, a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf. [1913 Webster] I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. Thackeray. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucking pump — Sucking Suck ing, a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf. [1913 Webster] I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. Thackeray. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sucking stomach — Sucking Suck ing, a. Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially, young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf. [1913 Webster] I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or that sort of thing. Thackeray. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bottle-feed — bottle feeds, bottle feeding, bottle fed VERB If you bottle feed a baby, you give it milk or a liquid like milk in a bottle rather than the baby sucking milk from its mother s breasts. [V n] New fathers love bottle feeding their babies. [V ed] …   English dictionary

  • The Bottle Deposit (Seinfeld) — Infobox Television episode Title = The Bottle Deposit Series = Seinfeld Caption = Newman drinking so that he can trade in the bottles for a deposit. Season = 7 Episode = 131 132 Airdate = May 2, 1996 Production = Writer = Gregg Kavet Andy Robin… …   Wikipedia

  • Siphon bottle — Siphon Si phon, n. [F. siphon, L. sipho, onis, fr. Gr. ??? a siphon, tube, pipe.] 1. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a liquid can be transferred to a lower level, as from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nutsch filter — ˈnüch noun or nutsch ( es) Usage: sometimes capitalized N Etymology: German nutsch, nutsche, literally, sucking bottle, from nutschen to suck, of imitative origin : a filter of a simple type adapted to batch operation; especially …   Useful english dictionary

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