There is also a big demand for whole porcelets and suckling pigs, for the same reason.
Then, my mother, you shall have a suckling from the Earth Sow!
The phenomena of pregnancy, birth and suckling are known to all, so that I shall be brief.
The suckling calf was then brought to its mother, and this soothes the animal.
Her face is that of a lioness, and she is suckling two young lions at her breasts.
But who do you think sate next and opposite to this Mr. suckling?
At the noise of the gate the nurse appeared with a baby she was suckling on one arm.
When he got on board, Captain suckling was not in the ship, nor had any person been apprised of the boy's coming.
suckling, as usual, took to his heels, and arrived safe in France.
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.
mid-15c., "an infant at the breast," from suck + diminutive suffix -ling. Cf. Middle Dutch sogeling, Dutch zuigeling, German Säugling. Meaning "act of breast-feeding" is attested from 1799.