Beest"ings (?), n.

Same as Biestings.


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Biest"ings, Beest"ings (?), n. pl. [OE. bestynge, AS. bsting, fr. bst, beost; akin to D. biest, OHG. biost, G. biest; of unknown origin.]

The first milk given by a cow after calving.

B. Jonson.

The thick and curdy milk . . . commonly called biestings. Newton. (1574).


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