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 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 — 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 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 …   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 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

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  • sucking stomach — noun 1. : a food reservoir in some sucking insects connected with the esophagus by a tube 2. : the crop of an insect 3. : a widening of the posterior esophagus in spiders that functions as a pump …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Suction pump — Suction Suc tion, n. [L. sugere, suctum, to suck; cf. OF. suction. See {Suck}, v. t.] The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air. [1913 Webster] {Suction chamber}, the chamber of a pump into which the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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