(||Su"dra) n. [Skr. çdra.] The lowest of the four great castes among the Hindoos. See
Caste. [Written also Soorah, Soodra, and Sooder.]
In the suds, in turmoil or difficulty. [Colloq.] Beau. & Fl.
(Suds) n. pl. [Akin to sodden, seethe. See Seethe.] Water impregnated with soap, esp. when
worked up into bubbles and froth.
(Sue) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Suing ] [OE. suen, sewen, siwen, OF. sivre
(pres.ind. 3d sing. il siut, suit, he follows, nous sevons we follow), LL. sequere, for L. sequi, secutus; akin
to Gr. Skr. sac to accompany, and probably to E. see, v.t. See See, v. t., and cf. Consequence,
Ensue, Execute, Obsequious, Pursue, Second, Sect in religion, Sequence, Suit.]
1. To follow up; to chase; to seek after; to endeavor to win; to woo.
For yet there was no man that haddle him sued.Chaucer.
I was beloved of many a gentle knight,Spenser.
And sued and sought with all the service due.
Sue me, and woo me, and flatter me.Tennyson.
2. (Law) (a) To seek justice or right from, by legal process; to institute process in law against; to bring
an action against; to prosecute judicially. (b) To proceed with, as an action, and follow it up to its proper
termination; to gain by legal process.
3. (Falconry) To clean, as the beak; said of a hawk.
4. (Naut.) To leave high and dry on shore; as, to sue a ship. R. H. Dana, Jr.
To sue out (Law), to petition for and take out, or to apply for and obtain; as, to sue out a writ in chancery;
to sue out a pardon for a criminal.
(Sue) v. i.
1. To seek by request; to make application; to petition; to entreat; to plead.
By adverse destiny constrained to suePope.
For counsel and redress, he sues to you.
Cæsar came to Rome to sue for the double honor of a triumph and the consulship.C. Middleton.
The Indians were defeated and sued for peace.Jefferson.
2. (Law) To prosecute; to make legal claim; to seek (for something) in law; as, to sue for damages.
3. To woo; to pay addresses as a lover. Massinger.
4. (Naut.) To be left high and dry on the shore, as a ship. R. H. Dana, Jr.
(Su"ent) a. Uniformly or evenly distributed or spread; even; smooth. See Suant. Thoreau.
(Su"ent*ly), adv. Evenly; smoothly.
(Su"er) n. One who sues; a suitor.
(Su"et) n. [OE. suet, dim. fr. OF. seu, suif, F. suif, L. sebum. Cf. Soap, Sebaceous.] The
fat and fatty tissues of an animal, especially the harder fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton,
which, when melted and freed from the membranes, forms tallow.