(Sur"cloy) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surcloyed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Surcloying.] To surfeit. [Obs.]

(Sur"coat`) n. [OE. surcote, OF. surcote. See Sur-, and Coat, and cf. Overcoat.]

1. A coat worn over the other garments; especially, the long and flowing garment of knights, worn over the armor, and frequently emblazoned with the arms of the wearer.

A long surcoat of pers upon he had..

At night, or in the rain,
He dons a surcoat which he doffs at morn.

2. A name given to the outer garment of either sex at different epochs of the Middle Ages.

(Sur"crew`) n. [From F. surcroît increase, or surcrû, p. p. of surcroître to overgrow.] Increase; addition; surplus. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.

(Sur"cu*late) v. t. [L. surculatus, p. p. of surculare to purne, from surculus a shoot, sprout. See Surcle.] To purne; to trim. [Obs.] Cockeram.

(Sur`cu*la"tion) n. Act of purning. [Obs.]

(Sur"cu*lose`) a. [CF. L. sucrulosus woody. See Surcle.] (Bot.) Producing suckers, or shoots resembling suckers.

(Surd) a. [L. surdus deaf perhaps akin to E. swart. Cf. Sordine.]

1. Net having the sense of hearing; deaf. [Obs.] "A surd . . . generation." Sir T. Browne.

2. Unheard. [Obs.] Kenrick.

3. (Math.) Involving surds; not capable of being expressed in rational numbers; radical; irrational; as, a surd expression or quantity; a surd number.

4. (Phonetics) Uttered, as an element of speech, without tone, or proper vocal sound; voiceless; unintonated; nonvocal; atonic; whispered; aspirated; sharp; hard, as f, p, s, etc.; — opposed to sonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, §§169, 179, 180.

(Surd), n. (Math.)

1. A quantity which can not be expressed by rational numbers; thus, &radic2 is a surd.

2. (Phon.) A surd element of speech. See Surd, a., 4.

(Surd"al) a. (Math.) Same as Surd, a., 3.

(Surd"i*ny) n. A sardine. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.

(Surd"i*ty) n. [L. surditas.] Deafness. [Obs.]

(Sure) a. [Compar. Surer ; superl. Surest.] [OE. sur, OF. seür, F. sûr, L. securus; se aside, without + cura care. See Secure, and cf. Assure, Insure, Sicker sure.]

1. Certainly knowing and believing; confident beyond doubt; implicity trusting; unquestioning; positive.

We are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.
Rom. ii. 2.

I'm sure care 's an enemy of life.

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