suckled

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suck·le

 (sŭk′əl)
v. suck·led, suck·ling, suck·les
v.tr.
1.
a. To cause or allow to take milk at the breast or teat; nurse: a mare suckling her foal.
b. To take milk from (the mother, a breast, or a teat): a baby suckling its mother's breast.
2. To take in as sustenance; have as nourishment: suckled courage from her strong mother.
3. To nourish as if with the milk of the breast; nurture: suckled on video games and comic books.
v.intr.
To suck at the breast or teat.

[Middle English suclen, perhaps from suklinge, suckling; see suckling.]
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Adj.1.suckled - (of an infant) breast-fed
breast-fed - (of an infant) fed milk from the mother's breast
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