Beastings



beestings.
the first milk or colostrum of a mammal, especially a cow, after giving birth.
Historical Examples

He said to Taircheal, “Whence have you come from, you eater of beastings?”
Legends of Saints & Sinners Douglas Hyde

noun
a US spelling of beestings
noun
(functioning as sing) the first milk secreted by the mammary glands of a cow or similar animal immediately after giving birth; colostrum
n.

“colostrum,” Old English bysting, from beost, a general West Germanic word (cf. Old High German biost, German Biest, Middle Dutch and Dutch biest, of unknown origin.

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