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Suttle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Suttle (Com) The weight when the tare has been deducted, and tret is yet to be allowed.
    • v. i Suttle To act as sutler; to supply provisions and other articles to troops.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • suttle An obsolete spelling of subtle.
    • suttle To peddle; act as sutler.
    • suttle Light; in the light weight previous to the additional goods delivered for tret. Since tret went out of use, very long ago, though continued in the arithmetic books, it has come to be wrongly stated to be a deduction, instead of an addition not to the number of pounds but to the amount of goods delivered; and suttle is sometimes erroneously called a noun.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Suttle sut′l light.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Sutler
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Subtle.

Usage

In literature:

She finish'd, and the suttle Fiend his lore Soon learnd, now milder, and thus answerd smooth.
"The Poetical Works of John Milton" by John Milton
He never saw one before and he calls me "Abu Suttle," the "father of a Pail," and wonders why I carry a pail on my head.
"The Women of the Arabs" by Henry Harris Jessup
He leaves the suttle large and never stints the cloff.
"The Entailed Hat" by George Alfred Townsend
And jest as Satan always duz if he gits holt of souls that he can't buy or skair, he will try to cheat 'em, he is so suttle.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
Burns was the property of Charles F. Suttle of Virginia.
"Fugitive Slaves" by Marion Gleason McDougall
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In news:

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle said road complaints have dropped off because of projects like the one that widened North 144th Street.
Bring the mountain bike for a spin on the new connector trail along Lake Creek, between Suttle Lake and Camp Sherman, in central Oregon.
Aaron Suttles talks with Tuscaloosa Academy's head coach Josh Golden and player Tevin Moore.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle is calling on Washington to get a deal done and avoid the fiscal cliff.
Suttle proclaims October 'Domestic Violence Awareness Month'.
Mayor Jim Suttle kicked off his "Omaha's Working " jobs tour Tuesday with a visit to Union Pacific.
Suttle Addresses Omaha's Budget Shortfall.
Suttle near NASA Click to enlarge.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says he'll accept the changes made by city council members to the 2013 budget.
Mayor Jim Suttle says the city is putting out requests for proposals to determine the best use of the Civic Auditorium Site.
Billie Carol King Suttles, age 73 of Maryville passed away Tuesday evening, October 9, 2012, at home, surrounded by her family, after a brief courageous battle with cancer.
Mayor Jim Suttle said he applauds the council's approval.
BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles issued this letter on media access Wednesday.
Reach Aaron Suttles at [email protected] or at 205-722-0229.
Mayor Jim Suttle, speaking at a press conference Wednesday, said he's open to anything.
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In science:

Culley A, Lang A, Suttle C: Metagenomic analysis of coastal RNA virus communities.
pplacer: linear time maximum-likelihood and Bayesian phylogenetic placement of sequences onto a fixed reference tree
Chenard C, Suttle C: Phylogenetic diversity of sequences of cyanophage photosynthetic gene psbA in marine and freshwaters.
pplacer: linear time maximum-likelihood and Bayesian phylogenetic placement of sequences onto a fixed reference tree
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