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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • 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

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