Sentence Examples


  • Gradually Matthew's suckling slowed and he fell asleep.
  • He didn't let go of the nipple, though, and when Carmen tried to remove it, he started suckling in his sleep.
  • Whatever the case, Natalie began suckling as soon as the nipple was in her mouth.
  • John Aubrey, the antiquary, chronicles that the sisters of Sir John Suckling, the courtier-poet, once went to the bowling-green in Piccadilly, crying, "for fear he should lose all their portions."
  • It is the well-known peculiarity of this order that the female has a pouch or fold of skin upon her abdomen, in which she can place the young for suckling within reach of her teats.

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