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biestings


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Biestings  \Biest"ings\,  Beestings  \Beest"ings\,  n.  pl  [OE. 
  bestynge  AS  b[=y]sting,  fr  b[=y]st,  beost;  akin  to  D. 
  biest,  OHG.  biost,  G.  biest;  of  unknown  origin.] 
  The  first  milk  given  by  a  cow  after  calving.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  The  thick  and  curdy  milk  .  .  .  commonly  called 
  biestings.  --Newton. 
  (1574).