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.] Bacon.

(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 of gas.

(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.

3. The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship.

Rebate your loves, each rival suit suspend,
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.

In England the several suits, or remedial instruments of justice, are distinguished into three kinds — actions personal, real, and mixed.

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 swet.

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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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