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 for Sucking pump
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sucking \Suck"ing\, a.
     Drawing milk from the mother or dam; hence, colloquially,
     young, inexperienced, as, a sucking infant; a sucking calf.
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           I suppose you are a young barrister, sucking lawyer, or
           that sort of thing.                      --Thackeray.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Sucking bottle, a feeding bottle. See under Bottle.
  
     Sucking fish (Zool.), the remora. See Remora. --Baird.
  
     Sucking pump, a suction pump. See under Suction.
  
     Sucking stomach (Zool.), the muscular first stomach of
        certain insects and other invertebrates which suck liquid
        food.
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