from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sumner, Charles 1811-1874. American politician. A U.S. senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), he was a noted orator with an uncompromising opposition to slavery.
  • Sumner, James Batcheller 1887-1955. American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An occupational surname for a summoner in court.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A summoner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of summoner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States sociologist (1840-1910)


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