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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Suck  \Suck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sucked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Sucking}.]  [OE.  suken,  souken,  AS  s?can,  s?gan;  akin  to  D. 
  zuigen  G.  saugen,  OHG.  s?gan,  Icel.  s?ga,  sj?ga,  Sw  suga, 
  Dan.  suge,  L.  sugere  Cf  {Honeysuckle},  {Soak},  {Succulent}, 
  1.  To  draw,  as  a  liquid,  by  the  action  of  the  mouth  and 
  tongue,  which  tends  to  produce  a  vacuum,  and  causes  the 
  liquid  to  rush  in  by  atmospheric  pressure;  to  draw,  or 
  apply  force  to  by  exhausting  the  air. 
  2.  To  draw  liquid  from  by  the  action  of  the  mouth;  as  to 
  suck  an  orange;  specifically,  to  draw  milk  from  (the 
  mother,  the  breast,  etc.)  with  the  mouth;  as  the  young  of 
  an  animal  sucks  the  mother,  or  dam;  an  infant  sucks  the 
  3.  To  draw  in  or  imbibe,  by  any  process  resembles  sucking; 
  to  inhale;  to  absorb;  as  to  suck  in  air;  the  roots  of 
  plants  suck  water  from  the  ground. 
  4.  To  draw  or  drain. 
  Old  ocean,  sucked  through  the  porous  globe. 
  5.  To  draw  in  as  a  whirlpool;  to  swallow  up 
  As  waters  are  by  whirlpools  sucked  and  drawn. 
  {To  suck  in},  to  draw  into  the  mouth;  to  imbibe;  to  absorb. 
  {To  suck  out},  to  draw  out  with  the  mouth;  to  empty  by 
  {To  suck  up},  to  draw  into  the  mouth;  to  draw  up  by  suction 
  or  absorption. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sucking  \Suck"ing\,  a. 
  Drawing  milk  from  the  mother  or  dam;  hence  colloquially, 
  young,  inexperienced,  as  a  sucking  infant;  a  sucking  calf. 
  I  suppose  you  are  a  young  barrister,  sucking  lawyer,  or 
  that  sort  of  thing  --Thackeray. 
  {Sucking  bottle},  a  feeding  bottle.  See  under  {Bottle}. 
  {Sucking  fish}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  remora.  See  {Remora}.  --Baird. 
  {Sucking  pump},  a  suction  pump.  See  under  {Suction}. 
  {Sucking  stomach}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  muscular  first  stomach  of 
  certain  insects  and  other  invertebrates  which  suck  liquid 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  sucking  [syn:  {suck},  {suction}] 

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