Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of suitor.

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Examples

  •     Then to myself, not though Jove grew a suter of hers.

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Then to myself, not though Jove grew a suter of hers.

    Poems and Fragments

  • He became a suter to her Kindred, that al might be forgotten and forgiven, in recompence whereof; he would not onely refraine from drunkennesse, but also, never more be jelous of his wife.

    The Decameron

  • Shortlie after it was deuised that the king should be a suter vnto Richard duke of Normandie, for his sister Emma, a ladie of such excellent beautie, that she was named the floure of Normandie.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (7 of 8) The Seventh Boke of the Historie of England

  • Then to myself, not though Jove grew a suter of hers.

    The Poems and Fragments of Catullus

  • One that had conquered halfe the world, and been Emperour over so many Armies, became an humble and miserable suter to the rascally officers of a king of Ægypte: At so high a rate did that great Pompey purchase the irkesome prolonging of his life but for five or six months.

    That We Should Not Judge of Our Happiness Until after Our Death.

  • (Isabella) and after the marriage is to die, but Cassandra, 'tyed in the greatest bondes of affection to her husband, becomes an earnest suter for his life.'

    More Pages from a Journal

  • Stir it as before: then cover it with a linnen and woollen cloth: then set some new whey on the fire, put in your Cheese-fat and suter and cloth.

    The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened

  • This is my comforte yet, how hard so ere my lodging prooue, the crye of the poore suter, fatherlesse Orphane or distressed widdowe, shall not distu (r) be me in my quiet sleepe.

    Sir Thomas More

  • I am a suter to yor Lordshipp in behalf of a servaunt of mine.moore. the fellow wth Long haire good mr moris

    Sir Thomas More

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