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SUBTRA FE'ND.n, s. [szubtrahendum, Lat.) spirits are unchanged, if they always stood in the The number out of which part is taken.

suburbs and expectation of sorrows. Taylor. SUBTRIPLE. adj. [subtriple, Fr. sub and

$U BU’k Bi X. od;. (szibarbarus, Lat. from trip!us, Latin] Containing a third, or

Suburb.) Inhabiting the suburb,

Poor clinches the suburban muse afiords, one part of three.

And Panton waging harmless war with words. The power will be in a subtriple proportion to

Dirica. the weight.

Wilkins.

Then weds 37 heiress of suburhan mould, SUBVENT A'NEOU3. adj. [subventanus, Ugly as apes, but wellendow'd with gold. Harte. Latin.] Addle; windy.

SUBWO'RKER, %. S. sub and worker.] Suitable unto the relation of the mares in Underwo:ker; 'subordinate helper. Spain, and their subventanejus conceptions from He thai governs teilleads the blind; but he the western wind.

Brorm,

that teaches gives him eyes: and it is glorious ta TO SUBYE'RSE. v. a. [subversus, Latin.] be a subwork to grace, in freeing it from some

To subvert; to overthrow. Spenser uses of the inconveniences of original sin. South. subverst in the same sense.

SUCCEDA'NEOUS. adj. (succedaneus, Lat.] Empires subvers’d, when ruling fate has struck

Supplying the place of something else. Th' unalterable hour.

Tbomson.

Nor is Ælius strictly to be believed when he SUB V E'RSION. n. s. [subversion, Fr. sub

prescribeth the stone of the otter as a suciedareous unto castoneum.

Bromur. versus, Latin.] Overthrow; ruin; de.

I have not discovered the menstruum: I will struction.

present a succedaneous experiment made with a These seek subversion of thy harmless life.

common liquor,

Boule Shekspeare. SUCCEDANEUM. n. s. (Latio.] That It is far more honourable to suffer, than to prosper in their ruin and subversion. K. Chartes, which is put to serve for something else,

These things refer to the opening and shutting To SUCCEED. v. n. (succéder, Fr. suce the abyss, with the dissolution or subversion of cedo, Latin.) the earth.

Burnet. 1. To follow in order. Laws have been often abused, to the oppres

If I were now to die, sion and the subversion of that order they were "T were to be most happy; for Litar intended to preserve.

Rogers.

My soul hath her consent so absolute, SUBVE'R SIVE, adj. [from subvert.] Hav That not another comfort like to this ing tendency to overturii : with of:

Succeeds in unknown tate.

Sbakspeare. Lying is a vice subversive of the very ends Those of all ages to succeed will curse my head. and design of conversation.

Rogers. TO SUBVE’RT. v. a. [subvertir, Fr. sub

2. To come into the place of one who has certs, Latin.]

quited or died.

Workmen let it cool hy degrees in such re1. To overthrow; to overturn; to destroy; lentings of nealing icats, lest it should shiver in to turn upside down.

pieces by a violent succeeding of air in the room God, by things deem'd weak,

of the fire.

Digby. Subverts the worldly strong and worldly wise,

Enjoy till I return

Mil10n. Short pleasures; for long woes are to succeed. No proposition can be received for divine re

Miltes. relation, if contradictory to our clear intuitive If the father !cft cnls daughters, they equally knowledge; because this would subvert the prin szcieedid to him in co; artnership, without preciples of all knowledre.

Locke. lation or prcference of the eldest to a double Trees are subverted or broken by high winds.

puition.

Hate. Niortimer. Revenge siscceeds to love, and rage to grief. 2. To corrupt; to confound.

Dryden, Strive noi about words to no purpose, but to

While these limbs the vital spi; it feeds, the subverting of the hearers. 2 Tinoily.

Wiedzy to night, and nich to day succeer's,

Birutweit'rings morn and ev'ning shail be thine, SUBVE': TER. 1. s. [from subvert.) Over Andfires eternal in thy tem; kes shine. Dryden. thrower; destroyer.

These . ! marinless m:kers of lampoons are O traitor! worse than Sinon was to Troy; yet of dangerous example to the publick: some O vibe subverter of the Gallick reign,

wiity mor may succeed to their designs, and, mix. More false than Gano was to Charlemagne! ing sense with mnalice, blast the reputation of Dreden. the most innocent.

Drydea. They anathematize them as enemies to God, The preturisions of Saul's family, who rečejyand subverters of souls.

Waterland. ed his crown from the immediate appointment SUBURB. 1. s. [suburbium, Latin.]

of God, ended with his reign; and David, by the

same tisle, succeeded in his throne, to the exclo1. Building without the walls of a city.

sion of Jonathan.

Locke There's a trim rabble let is: are all these

3. To obtain one's wish ; to terminate an your faiti.ful friends o'th' salur's ?

What can be inore to the disvaluatica of wie undertaking in the desired effect. pouer of the Spaniard, than to have marched 'T is almost impossible for poets to succeed seven days in the heart of his countries, and without ambition : imagination naust be raised by lodged three nights in the suburls of his princi

a desire of fame to a desire of pleasing. Dryden. pal city?

Beron.

This adúress I have long thought oving; and 9. The corf.nes; the outpart.

if I had never attempted, I might have been vain The suburt: cimy jacket aje so gone;

enough to think I might have succeeded. Drydenia

Aknave's a knave to me in ev'ry state; I have aop left che skirt to sit upon. Cleaveland. They unti-smoothed plank,

Alike my scura, if he succeed or fail: The sicuri litheir sıraw-buk citadel,

Sporus at comt, or Japhet in a jail. Pape raciate.

Mlilion, 4. To terminate according to wish ; to Wheno:: foxilines are violently charges, our have a good efect.

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Swift.

If thon deal truly, thy duings shall prosper:

He obsery'd the illustrious throng, ously succeed to thee.

Tobit. Their names, their fates, their conduct and their This was impossible for Virgil to imitate, beo cause of the severity of the Roman language: In peaceful senates and successful war. Dryd. Spenser endeavoured it in Shepherd's Kalendar; This is the most proper and most successful

but neither will it succeed in English. Dryden. season to meet and attack the advancing enemy. s. To go under cover.

Blackmore.
Please that silvan scene to take,

The early hunter
Where whistling winds uncertain shadows make; Blesses Diana's hand, who leads him safe
Or will you to the cooler cave succeed,

O'er hanging cliis; who spreads his net successo Whose mouth the curling vines have overspread?

ful,

Dryden. And guides the arrow thro' the pancher's heart. TO SUCCE'£D. v. a.

Prior. 1. To follow; to be subsequent or conse

SUCCESSFULLY. adv. (from successful.] quent to.

Prosperously; luckily; fortunately. In that place no creature was hurtful unto

He is too young, yet he looks successfully.

Sbakspears, man; and those destructive effects they now discover succeeded the curse, and came in with

They would want a competent instrument to thorns and briars.

Brown,

collect and convey their rays successfully, or so 2. To prosper ; to make successful.

as to imprint the species with any vigour on a

Hammond. Now frequent trines the happier lights among,

dull prejudicate faculty. And high rais’d Jove from his dark priso: fread,

The rule of imitating God can never be suis Those weights took off that on his planet hung,

cessfully proposed but upon christian principles; Will gloriously the new laid works succeed.

such as that this world is a place not of rest, but of discipline.

Atterburys. Dryden. Succeed my wish, and second my design,

A reformation successfully carried on in this The fairest Deiopeia shall be chine,

great town would in cine spread itself over the And make thee father of a happy line. Dryden.

whole kingdom.

Bleeding, when the expectoration goes on suco Succ E'EDER. n. s. [from succeed.] One

cessfully, suppresseth it.

drb..tbrot. who follows; one who comes into the SuccessFUI NESS. n. s. [from successful.] place of another.

Happy conclusion ; desired event ; seNow this great succeeder all repairs;

ries of good fortune. He builds up strength and greatness for his heirs, An opinion of the successfulness of the work is Out of the virtues that adorli'd his blood. Daniel, as necessary to found a purpose of undertaking

Nature has so far imprinted it in us, that it, as the authority of commands, or the persuashould the envy of predecessors deny the secret siveness of promises.

Hammond, to succeeders, they yet would tind it oue. Suckling. Successi N. 1. s. [succession, Tr. sulcalso

They make one man's particular fancies, per sio, Latin.] haps failings, confining laws to others, and con

1. Consecution ; series of one thing or per. vey them to their succeeders, who afterwards mísname all unobsequiousness as presumption.

son following another. Boyles

St. Augustine, having reckoned up a great SUCCE'SS. n. s. (succès, Fr. successus, Lat.]

number of the bishops of Rome, saith, in all this

order of succession of bishops there is not one 1. The termination of any affair happy or found a Donatist.

Hooker. unhappy. Success without any epithet is Reflection on appearances of several ideas, one commonly taken for good success.

after another, in our minds, furnishes us with For good success of his hands, he asketh abi the idea of succession,

Locke. lity to do of bin that is must unable. Wisdom. Let a cannot-bullet pass through a room, and

Perplex'd and troubled at his bad success take with it any limb of a man, it is clear that The tempter stood.

Milton. it must strike successively the two sides of the Not Lemuel's mother with more care

room, touch one part of the flesh first, and anDid counsel or instruct her heir;

other after, and so in succession.

Loike. Or teach, with more success, her son

2. A series of things or persons following The vices of the time to shun.

Waller,

one another. Every reasonable man cannot but wish me

These decays in Spain have been occasioned success in this attempt, because I undertake the

by so long a war with Holland; but most hy proof of that which it is every man's interest that

two successions of inactive princes. Bacon. it should be true.

Tillotson.

The smailest particles of matter may cohere Whilst malice and ingratitude confess,

by the strongest attractions, and compose bigo They 've strove for ruin long without success.

ger particles of weaker virtue; and many of Garth.

these may cohere and compose bigger particles, Gas sulphuris may be given with success in any whose virtue is still weaker; and so on for didisease of the lungs.

Ar butbrot,

vers successions, until the progression end in the Military successes, above all cihers, elevate the

biggest particles, on which the operations in minds of a people.

Atterbury,

chymistry and the colours of natural bodics de. 2. Succession. Obsolete.

pend.

Neuton, All the sans of these five brethren reigned

3. A lineage; an order of descendants. By due success, and all their nephews late,

Cassibelan, Even thrice eleven descents, the crown retained.

And his siuccession, granted Rome a tribute. Spenser.

Sbakspears. SUCCESSFUL, udí. [success and full.]

A long succession must ensue ;

And his next son the clouded ark of God Prosperous ; happy; fortunate.

Milton. They were terrible alarms to persons gro'yn

Shall in a glorious temple enshrine, wealthy by a long and successful imposture, by 4. The power or nybt of coming to the persuading the world that meil might be honest

inheritance of ancestors. and happy, though wey never murtified any What people is so vrid of common sense, urrupt appcrites.

Sovih, To voie succession from a native painte? Drydena

crown.

SUCCEÄSSIVE. odi. [successif, Fr.]

middle] One that follows in the place 1. Following in order; continuing a course or character of another: correlative to or consecution uninterrupted.

predecessour. Toree with fiery corrige he 25 ils,

This kin; by this queen had a son of tender Ani ench succes ive after other qurils,

age, but or great expectation, brought up in the Still wond'ring whence so many kings should hope of themselves, and already acceptation of rise.

Daniel. the irrconstant people, as successor of his father's God hath set

Sidney. Labour and rest, as day and night, to men

The successor of Moses in prophecies.
Successive.
Milton.

Erclesiasticus. God, by reason of his eternal indivisible na 'The fear of what was to come from an unacture, is by one single act of duration present to knowledged successourto the crown, clouded much all the successive portions of time, and all succes of that prosperity then, which now shines in sively existing in them. South. chronicle.

Clarendon, Send the successive ills through are doin,

The second part of confirmation is the prayer And let each weeping father tell his son. Prior. and ben diction of the bishop, the successour of 2. Inherited by succession. Not in use. the apostles in this office.

Hamraond. Countryman,

The surly sayage ottspring disappear, Plead my successive title with your swords.

And curse the bright sitieusser of the year; Shakspeare.

Yet crafiy kind with daylight can dispense. The empire being elective, and not successive,

Dryden. the emperors, in being, made profit of their own

Whether a bright successor, or the same. Tote. times.

Ralab.

The descendants of Alexandr's successors cul. SUCCESSIVELY.adv. (successivement, Fr.

tivated navigation in some lesser degree.

Arbutbeot. from successive.] In uninterrupted or. der; one after another.

SUCCINCT. adj. (succinct, Fr. succincThree sons he left,

115, Latin.] All which successively by turns did reign. I. Tucked or girded up; having the

Fairy Queen. clothes drawn up to disengage the legs. Is it upon record ? or else reported

His habit fit for speed succinct. Milisa. Successively from age to age ? Sbakspeare His vest succinct then girding round his waist, That king left only by his six wives three child Forch rush'd the swaill.

Pepe. ren, who reigned sustessively, and died childless. Four knaves in garbs succinct.

Popes Бicon.

2. Shori; concise; brief. We that measure times by first and last,

A strict and succinct style is that where you The sight of things successively do take, When God on all at once his view doth cast,

can take nothing away without loss, and that loss nnifest.

Ben Yon13a. And of all times doth but one instant make.

Dvies.

Let all your precepts he succinct and clear, I inclined the paper to the rays very phiques

That ready wits may comprehend them soon.

Roscom 2... ly, that the most refrangible rays might be more

SUCCINCTLY. adv. [from succinct.] copiously reflected than the resc, and the whiteness at length changed sutiessively into blue, in

Brily; concisely ; without superlluity digo, and violet.

Vict01.

of diction. No such motion of the same stom can be all I shall present you very succinctly with a few of it existent at once: it must needs be made rei scrions that most readily occur. Boyle. gradually and successively, both as to place and I'll recant, when France can shew me wit time; seeing that body cauriot st the same in as strong as ours, and as succinct y writ. Roscom. stant be in more places than one. Bert! . We have a trdition coming down to us from

Sue (I'NCTNESS, 1. s. [from succinct.] our fathers; a kind of inheritanco sueissively

Br-vity ; conciocness. conveyed to us by the priınitive saints tram the Su’SCORI, n. so [cichorium, Latin.] A apostles themselves. Waterlundt. plant.

Miller. SUCCESSIVENESS.n. s. [from suce.ssive.]

A garden-sileid

Of an live, radishes, and soccorv. Dryden. The state of being successive.

Tne medicaments to diminish the milk are All the notion we have of duration is partly by the successiveness of its own operations, and

lettuce, pursiane, endive, and succory. IViscudia. partly by those external measures that it firds TO SUCCOUR. v. a. [secourir, Fr. sac. in motion.

Hale. cirro, Lat.) To help; to assisi in dit: SUCCESSLESS, odi. [from success.] Un. ficulty or distress; to relieve. lucky ; unfortunate; failing of the event

As that famous queca desired.

Of Amazons, whom Pyrrhus di destray,

Did shew herself in great triumph.unt jov, A second colony is sent hither, but as successo

To sucour the weak state of sad a flicted Troy. less as the first. Herlin.

Sponset. The hopes of thy successless love resign. Dryd. The Bavarian duke,

A grateful beast will stand upon record, against

those that in their prosperity forget their friends, Bold champion! brandishing his Noric blade,

that to their loss and hazard stood by and suce Best temper'd steel, sui vessiess prov'd in reid.

courid them in their adversity. L'Estrange.

Pbilips. Passion umpity'd, and successless love,

Su'ccour. n. s. [from the verb; sécours, Plant daggers in my heart.

Addison. French.]
Successless all her soft caresses prorf,

1. Aid; assistance; relief of To banich from his breast his country's love.

any

kind; Poer.

help in distress. Su'ccESSOUR. N. s. [successeur, Fr. succes

My father,

Flsing for succour töhis servant Banister, sor, Lat. This is sometiat's pronounce Bing distress'u, vas by that wretch betray'd. ed Sant out, wäh the actuat in the

Sbakspeared

Here's a young maid with travel oppressid, Such precepts as tend to make men good, singAnd faints for succour.

Sbakspeare.

ly considered, may be distributed into such as 2. The person or thing that brings help. enjoin piety towards God, or such as require the Fear nothing else but a betraying of suecours good government of ourselves.

Tillotson. which reason offereth.

Wisdom.

If my song be such, Our watchful general hath discern'd from far That you will hear and credit me too much, The mighty succour which made glad the foe. Attentive listen.

Dryden. Dryden. Such are the cold Riphean race, and such Su'CCOURER. n. s. [from succour.

:] Help-
The savage Scythian..

Dryden. er; assistant; reliever.

As to be perfectly just is an attribute of the She hath been a succourer of many. Romans.

Divine Nature, to be so to the utmost of our

abilities is the glory of a man: such an one, who Su'cCOURLESS. adj. [from succour.)

has the publick administration, acts like the reWanting relief; void of friends or help.

presentative of his Maker.

Addison, Succourless and sad,

You love a verse, take such as I can send. Papa She with extended arms his aid implores. Thorns,

2. The same that: with as. Su'CCULENCE. n. s. [from succulent.]

This was the state of the kingdom of Tunis SU'CCULENCY.S Juiciness.

at such time as Barbarossa, with Sulyman's great SU'CCULENT. adj. [succulent, Fr. suc

fleet, landed in Africk.

Krolles. culentus, Latin.] Juicy ; moist. 3. Comprehended under the term premis

These plants have a strong, dense, and succu ed, like what has been said. lent moisture, which is not apt to exhale. Bacon.

That thou are happy, owe to God; Divine Providence has spread her table every That thou continu'st sucis, owe to thyself. Milt. where, not with a juiceless green carpet, but with

To assert that God looked upon Adam's fall succulent herbage and nourishing grass, upon as a sin, and punished it as such, when, without which most beasts feed.

More.

any antecedentsin, he withdrew that actual On our account has Jove,

grace, upon which it was impossible for him not Indulgent, to all lands some succulent plant

to fall, highly reproaches the essential equity of Allotted, that poor helpless man might slack the Divine Nature.

Soutb. His present thirst.

Philips. No promise can oblige a prince so much, To Succu'MB. v. R. (succumbo, Latin ; Still to be good, as long to have been such. Dryd. succomber, Fr.] To yield; to sink under

4. A manner of expressing a particular any difficulty: Not in use, except

person or thing. among the Scotch.

I saw him yesterday To their wills we must succumb,

With such and such.

Sbakspeare. Quocunque trabunt, 't is our doom. Hudibras. If you repay me not on such a day,

In such a place, simb sum or sums as are SUCCUSSA'TION. n. s. [succussio, Latin.]

Express’d in the condition, let the forfeit A trot.

Be an equal pound of your Hesh. Sbukspeare, They move two legs of one side together,

I have appointed my servants to such and such which is tolutation or ambling; or lift one foot

place.

1 Samuel before, and the cross foot behind, which is suco Scarce this word death from sorrow did proceed, cussation or trotting.

Brown.

When in rush'd one, and tells him such a knight They rode, but authors do not say

Is new arriy'd.

Daniel. Whether tolutation or succussation. Butler.

Himself overtook a party of the army, conSuccu'ssION. 11. s. (succussio, Latin.]

sisting of three thousand horse and foot, with a 1. The act of shaking.

train of artillery, which he left at such a place,

within three hours march of Berwick. Clarend. 2. [in physick.] Is such a shaking of the

That which doth constitute any thing in its pervous parts as is procured by strong being, and distinguish it from all other things, is stimuli, like sternutatories, friction, and called the form or essence of such a thing. the like, which are commonly used in

Wilkins, apoplectick affections.

The same sovereign authority may enact a When any of that risible species were hrought

law, commanding such or such an action to-day, to the doctor, and when he considered the spasms

and a quite contrary law forbidding the same to

South. of the diaphragm, and all the muscles of respiration, with the tremulous succussion of the whole

Those artists who propose only the imitation human body, he gave such patients over.

of such or such a particular person, without elecMart. Scriblerus.

tion of those ideas before nientioned, have been Such. pronoun. [sulleiks, Gothick; sulk,

reproached for that omission.

Dryden. Dutch; spilc, Saxon.]

TO SUCK. v. a. [rucan, Sax. sugo, suce, I. Of that kind; of the like kind. With t'm, Lat. succer, Fr.]

as before the thing to which it relates, 1. To draw by making a rarefaction of when the thing follows: as, such a pow

the air. cr as a king's; such a gift as a kingdom. 2. To draw in with the mouth. "T is such another tiechew! marry, a perfum'd

The cup of astonishment thou shalt drink, and Sbakspeare. suck it out.

Ezekiel, Can we find such a one as this, in whom the

We 'll hand in hand to the dark mansions go, spirit of God is?

Genesis. Where, sucking in each other's latest breath, The works of the flesh are manifest; such are

We may transfuse our souls.

Dryden. drunkenness, revelings, and such like. Galatians.

Still she drew You will not make this a general rule to de- ,, The sweets from ev'ry flow'r, and suck'd the

dew. bar such from preaching of the gospel, as have

Dryden. through infirmity fallen.

Hbitzift.

Transtix'd as o'er Castalia's streams he hung, Sucb another idol was 1!anah, worshipped be

He suck'd new poisons with his triple tongue. tween Mecca and Mcuina, which was called a

Popes ruck or stone.

Stilling fect. 3. To draw the teat of a female.

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Desire, the more he suck d, more sought the 3. A round piece of leather, laiá wet on a breast,

stone, and drawn up in the middle, rari. Like dropsy folk still drink to be a-thirst.

fies the air within, which pressing upon

Sidney. A bitch will nurse young foxes in place of her

iis edges, holds it down to the stone. puppies, if you can get them once to suck her so

One of the rourd leatheis wherewith byg Jong that her milk may go through them. Locke. plav, cailed suckers, uot above an inch and na's Did a child suck every day a new nurse, it would

diameter, being weli soal ed in water, sill stick be no more affrighted with the change of faces and pluck a so one of iwelve pounds up from the at six months old than at sixty. Locke. ground.

Gret. 4. To draw with ihe milk.

4. A pipe tl:rough which any thing is Thy valiantness was mine, thou suck'dst it from sucked. ne;

Mariners aye piy the pump, But own thy pride thyself. Sbakspeare. So they, but cheerful, untiatizu'd, stiil move 5. To empty loy sucking.

The draining sucker.

Pbilips. A fox lay with whole svarms of flies sueking

5. A young twig shooting from the stock. and galling of him.

L'Estrange. This word was perhaps originally surcle. Bees on tops of lilies feed, And creep within their belis to suck the balmy

(srrc:1/15, Lain:] seed.

Dryden.

The catring away of suckers at the roat and 6. To draw or drain.

body doth make trees grow high. . B.100m.

Out of this old root a sucker may spring, that I can suck melancholy out of a song, as a wea with a little shelier and good seasons may prove zel sucks eggs.

Sbakspeare.
Pumping hath tir'd our men;

a mighty tree.

Riy, Seas into seas thrown, we suck in again. Donne.

SU'CKET. n. s. (fron suck.) A sweetA cubical vessel of brass is filled an inch and a meat, to be dissolved in the mouth. half in half an hour; but because it sucks up ro Nature's confectioner, the bee, ching as the earth doth, take an inch for half an Whose suckets are moist alchimy; pour's rain.

Burnet. The still of his refining mold,
All the under passions,

Minting the garden into gold. Cleaolland
As waters are by whirlpoois suck'd and drawn,
Were quite devour'd in the vast gulph of empire.

SU'CKINGBOTTLE. n. s. (suck and bottle.]

Dryden. A bottle which to children supplies the Old Ocean, suck'd through the porous globe,

want of a pap. Had long ere now forsook his horrid bed.

He that will say, children join these general

Tbomson. abstract speculations with their suckingbetties, TO SUCK. V. n.

has more zeal for his opinion, but less sincerity

Locke 1. To draw by rarefying the air.

Continual repairs, the least defects in sucking To SU'CKLE. v. a. [from suck.] To nurse pumps are constantly requiring. Mortimer. at the breast. 3. To draw the breast.

The breast of Hecuba, Such as are nourished with milk find the paps, When she did sickle Hector, look'd not lovelier. and suck at thein; whereas none of those that

Sbakspeare are not designed for that nourishment ever offer She nurses me up and suckles me. L'Estrange to suck.

Ray.

Two thriving calves she suckles twice a-day. I would

Dryden. Pluck the young sucking cubs from the she-bear, The Roman soldiers bare on their helmets elio To win thec, lady.

Sbakspeare.

first history of Romulus, who was begot by the A nursing father beareth with the sucking god of war, and suckies by a wolf, Addisea. child.

Numbers.

SU'CKLING. n. s. [from suck.) A young 3. To draw ; to imbibe.

creature yet fed by the pap. The crowo had suckcd too hard, and now, be

I provide a suckling, ing full, was like to draw less.

Bacon.

That nc'er had nourishment but from the teat. Suck. n. s. (trom the verb.]

Drzéka. 1. The act of sucking.

Young animals participate of the nature of I hoped, from the descent of the quicksilver in their tender aliment, as sucklings of milk. the tube, upon the first suck, that I should be

dróutbrot, able to give a nearer guess at the proportion of Su'CTION. n. s. [from suck ; succion, Fr.] force betwixt the pressure of the air and the gra

The act of sucking. vity of quicksiiver.

Boyle.

Suunds exteriour and interiour may be made 2. Milk given by females.

by suction, as by emission of the breath. Bwell. They draw with their suck the disposition of Though the valve were not above an inch and

Spenser. a half in diameter, yet the weight kept up by I have given suck, and know

suction, or supported by the air, and what was How tender 't is to love the babe that milks me.

cast out of it, wcigřed ten pounds.

Baylen Sbakspeare.

Cornelius regulated the suction of his child. Those first unpolish'd matrons

Arbuthnet. Gave suck to infints of gigantick mold. Dryden.

SUDA’TION. n. s. [sudo, Lat.] Sweat. It would be inconvenient for birds to give

SU'DATORY. suck.

Ray:

?. s. [sudo, Lat.) llot. SU'CKER. n. s. (suceur, Fr. from suck.]

house ; sweating-bath. 1. Any thing that draws.

ȘU'DDEN. adj. [soudain, Fr. soden. Sax.) 3. The embolus of a pump:

1. Happening without previous notice; Oil must be poured into the cylinder, that

coining without the common preparathe sucker may slip up and down in it more tives ; coming unexpectedly: smoothly.

Boyle. We have not yet sct down this day of triumph; The ascent of waters is hy suckers or forcers, To-morrox, ia my judgment, is 100 ssdien. or something equiva'cut thereunto.

Wilkins.

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