2. A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; as, a
suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. See Suit, n., 6.
Mr. Barnard took one of the candles that stood upon the king's table, and lighted his majesty through a
suite of rooms till they came to a private door into the library.Boswell.
3. (Mus.) One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of
a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an
elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form.
(Suit"ing) n. Among tailors, cloth suitable for making entire suits of clothes.
1. One who sues, petitions, or entreats; a petitioner; an applicant.
She hath been a suitor to me for her brother.Shak.
2. Especially, one who solicits a woman in marriage; a wooer; a lover. Sir P. Sidney.
3. (a) (Law) One who sues or prosecutes a demand in court; a party to a suit, as a plaintiff, petitioner,
etc. (b) (O. Eng. Law) One who attends a court as plaintiff, defendant, petitioner, appellant, witness,
juror, or the like.
(Suit"ress) n. A female supplicant. Rowe.
(||Su"ji) n. [Hind. sfi.] Indian wheat, granulated but not pulverized; a kind of semolina. [Written
(||Su"la) n. [NL., fr. Icel. sla the gannet. See Solan goose.] (Zoöl.) A genus of sea birds including
the booby and the common gannet.
(Sul"cate Sul"ca*ted) a. [L. sulcatus, p. p. of sulcare to furrow, fr. sulcus a furrow.] Scored
with deep and regular furrows; furrowed or grooved; as, a sulcated stem.
(Sul*ca"tion) n. A channel or furrow.
(Sul"ci*form) a. Having the form of a sulcus; as, sulciform markings.
(||Sul"cus) n.; pl. Sulci [L., a furrow.] A furrow; a groove; a fissure.
(Su"le*ah fish`) (Zoöl.) A coarse fish of India, used in making a breakfast relish called burtah.
(Sulk) n. [L. sulcus.] A furrow. [Obs.]
(Sulk), v. i. [See Sulkiness.] To be silently sullen; to be morose or obstinate. T. Hook.
(Sulk"er) n. One who sulks.
(Sulk"i*ly) adv. In a sulky manner.
(Sulk"i*ness), n. [For sulkenness, fr. AS. solcen slothful, remiss, in asolcen, besolcen,
properly p. p. of sealcan in asealcan to be weak or slothful; of uncertain origin.] The quality or state
of being sulky; sullenness; moroseness; as, sulkiness of disposition.
(Sulks) n. pl. The condition of being sulky; a sulky mood or humor; as, to be in the sulks.