Definition of Suckering

1. Verb. (present participle of sucker) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suckering

1. sucker [v] - See also: sucker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suckering

suckboys
sucked
sucked in
sucked up
sucken
suckener
suckeners
suckens
sucker
sucker punch
sucker punches
sucker punching
suckered
suckerfish
suckerfishes
suckering (current term)
suckerlike
suckermouth
suckermouths
suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh
suckets
suckfish
suckfishes
suckhole
suckier
suckiest

Literary usage of Suckering

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1. A Text-book of Tropical Agriculture by Henry Alfred Alford Nicholls (1906)
"suckering.—This is the term applied to the operation of removing the buds which appear in the angles formed by the stem and the upper part of the leaf ..."

2. The Culture of Tobacco by George M. Odlum, Brith South Africa Company (1905)
"suckering. As soon as the plant is topped, or even before, small shoots or suckers start out from the axils of all the leaves. If these suckers be . ..."

3. The Fruit Grower's Instructor: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation by George Miles White (1825)
"TYING AND suckering OF BUDS. Par. 19.—The next thing is the tying and suckering of buds; it is necessary when the suckers shoot out from the stocks to cut ..."

4. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1898)
"The suckering propensity is usually caused by breaking or bruising the roots with the plow. It blossoms after all danger of late spring frost. ..."

5. Tobacco from the Seed-bed to the Packing Case ...: Plain Practical by W. T. Sim (1897)
"In about ten days after suckering, the crop will generally be ready to cut ; just before cutting, however, the suckers should all be broken from the stalk ..."

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