Suc·kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suckled p. pr. & vb. n. Suckling ] To give suck to; to nurse at the breast.
The breasts of Hecuba
When she did suckle Hector, looked not lovelier. --Shak.
They are not weak, suckled by Wisdom. --Landor.
1. A young child or animal nursed at the breast.
2. A small kind of yellow clover (Trifolium filiforme) common in Southern Europe.
n 1: English poet and courtier (1609-1642) [syn: Sir John
2: an infant considered in relation to its nurse [syn: nursling,
3: a young mammal that has not been weaned
4: feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast [syn: lactation]