beest|ings

beest|ings
beest|ings «BEES tihngz», noun (plural).
the first milk from a cow after it has given birth to a calf; colostrum. Also, biestings.
[Old English b < bēost]

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  • beest — beest·ings; har·te·beest; wil·de·beest; beest; …   English syllables

  • beestings — beest·ings …   English syllables

  • beestings — beest•ings or beastings [[t]ˈbi stɪŋz[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) ahb. colostrum, esp. of a cow • Etymology: bef. 1000; late ME bestynge, OE bȳsting=bēost beestings (c. OOHG biost) + ing ing …   From formal English to slang

  • Beestings — 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. [1913 Webster] The thick and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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. [1913 Webster] The thick and curdy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beestings — Beest ings, n. Same as {Biestings}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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