Suilline to Sulphide
(Su"il*line) a. [L. sus hog.] (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to a hog or the Hog family
(Su"ine) n. [Cf. Suint.] A mixture of oleomargarine with lard or other fatty ingredients. It is
used as a substitute for butter. See Butterine.
(Su"ing) n. [Cf. F. suer to sweat, L. sudare.] The process of soaking through anything. [Obs.]
(Su"ing*ly), adv. [See Sue to follow.] In succession; afterwards. [Obs.] Sir T. More.
(Su"int) n. [F.] (Chem.) A peculiar substance obtained from the wool of sheep, consisting largely
of potash mixed with fatty and earthy matters. It is used as a source of potash and also for the manufacture
(Su`i*o*goths") prop. n. pl. [L. Suiones (a Teutonic tribe in what is now Sweeden) + E.
Goth.] The Scandinavian Goths. See the Note under Goths.
(Su"ist), n. [L. suus belinging to himself or to one's self.] One who seeks for things which gratify
merely himself; a selfish person; a selfist. [R.] Whitlock.
(Suit) n. [OE. suite, F. suite, OF. suite, sieute, fr. suivre to follow, OF. sivre; perhaps influenced
by L. secta. See Sue to follow, and cf. Sect, Suite.]
1. The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit. [Obs.]
2. The act of suing; the process by which one endeavors to gain an end or an object; an attempt to attain
a certain result; pursuit; endeavor.
Thenceforth the suit of earthly conquest shone.Spenser.
3. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.
Rebate your loves, each rival suit suspend,Pope.
Till this funereal web my labors end.
4. (Law) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; an action or process for the recovery of a right
or claim; legal application to a court for justice; prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a
criminal suit; a suit in chancery.
I arrest thee at the suit of Count Orsino.Shak.
In England the several suits, or remedial instruments of justice, are distinguished into three kinds
actions personal, real, and mixed.Blackstone.
5. That which follows as a retinue; a company of attendants or followers; the assembly of persons who
attend upon a prince, magistrate, or other person of distinction; often written suite, and pronounced
6. Things that follow in a series or succession; the individual objects, collectively considered, which constitute
a series, as of rooms, buildings, compositions, etc.; often written suite, and pronounced swet.
7. A number of things used together, and generally necessary to be united in order to answer their purpose; a
number of things ordinarily classed or used together; a set; as, a suit of curtains; a suit of armor; a suit
of clothes. "Two rogues in buckram suits." Shak.