from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of eastern England bordering on the North Sea. Settled in prehistoric times, it was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. Its name means the "southern people,” as opposed to the "northern people” of Norfolk.
- An independent city of southeast Virginia southeast of Portsmouth, it was burned by the British in 1779 and occupied by Union forces in 1862. Population: 81,100.
- n. Any of an English breed of hornless sheep with black face and black legs, raised for high-quality mutton.
- n. Any of a breed of English draft horses of a chestnut color, having short legs and a thickset heavy body.
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- proper n. A maritime county in the east of England bordered by Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North Sea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breed of small, black pigs, named from the English shire in which it originated. The animals grow quickly and yield a large proportion of lean meat.
After Suffolk, a county of eastern England.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)