Definition of Beestings

1. n. Same as Biestings.



Definition of Beestings

1. Noun. The first milk drawn from an animal (especially a cow) after it has given birth. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of beesting) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beestings

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beestings

beermakers
beermaking
beermat
beermats
beers
beershop
beershops
beersicle
beerware
beery
bees
bees and honey
beesome
beest
beesting
beestings (current term)
beeswarm
beeswarms
beeswax
beeswaxed
beeswaxes
beeswaxing
beeswing
beeswings
beet
beet-tongue
beet armyworm
beet blight
beet green
beet radish

Literary usage of Beestings

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1. Shropshire Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Etc., Used by Georgina Frederica Jackson (1879)
"beestings ' flavoured with spice, sweetened, and baked in a dish lined with paste. Com. ... Ash has beestings, which he calls a corrupted spelling of ..."

2. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"... -trum 'the first milk in the breasts of animals after delivery, beestings' is formed with the suffix -trd, -tro- from a nominal stem ..."

3. The Dialect and Folk-lore of Northamptonshire by Thomas Sternberg (1851)
"... The first milk yielded by the cow beestings, ) after calving. Ev. beestings. ... Hart. beestings. Bat. ..."

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