(Sus*ten"tion) n. Sustentation. [R. or Colloq.]
In fine images, in sustention, in irony, they surpass anything that Burke ever wrote.J. Morley.
(Sus"ter, Sus"tre) , n.; pl. Susters Sustres, or Sustren Sister. [Obs.] Chaucer.
There are seven sustren, that serve truth ever.Piers Plowman.
(Su"su) n. (Zoöl.) See Soosoo.
(Su*sur"rant) a. [L. susurrans, p. pr. from susurrare to whisper.] Whispering. [R.] "The
soft susurrant sigh." Poetry of Anti-Jacobin.
(Su`sur*ra"tion) n. [L. susurratio, fr. susurrare to whisper: cf. F. susurration.] A whispering; a
soft murmur. "Soft susurrations of the trees." Howell.
(Su*sur"ring*ly) adv. In the manner of a whisper. [Obs.]
(Su*sur"rous) a. [L. susurrus.] Whispering; rustling; full of whispering sounds. [R.]
(||Su*sur"rus) n. [L.] The act of whispering; a whisper; a murmur. De Quincey.
The soft susurrus and sighs of the branches.Longfellow.
(Su"tile) a. [L. sutilis, fr. suere to sew: cf. F. sutile.] Done by stitching. [R.] Boswell.
(Sut"ler) n. [D. zoetelaar, OD. soetelaar, a small trader, especially in camps, fr. soetelen to
undertake low offices; cf. G. sudeln to do dirty work, to sully, soil, E. suds.] A person who follows an
army, and sells to the troops provisions, liquors, and the like.
(Sut"ler*ship), n. The condition or occupation of a sutler.