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 Sucking Young Patricians.Sucre. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Suckle.
 
To suckle fools and chronicle small beer. Iago says women are of no use but to nurse children and keep the accounts of the household. (Shakespeare: Othello, ii. 1.)   1
 


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