Definition of Suckeners
1. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of suckener) ¹
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Definition of Suckeners
1. suckener [n] - See also: suckener
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Literary usage of Suckeners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1824)
"... where the suckeners have been in use to perform a particular kind of ... the suckeners are bound to no services whatever, for in such case the rule ..."
2. The Court Book of the Barony of Urie in Kincardineshire 1604-1747 by Urie (Barony) Scotland Court, Douglas Gordon Barron (1892)
"Payments were made in kind, all bona-fide suckeners being required to forfeit every thirteenth peck of meal which their land was able to produce, ..."
3. Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords by Scotland Court of Session, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Scotland Parliament. House of Lords (1892)
"The mill, including the intake and aqueduct, was partly maintained Vy the suckeners. It was for that they gave the " services " along with the ..."
4. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"In Stair's time the rule was that, if the insufficiency arose from culpability, the suckeners might go to other mills, being not only 1 Orr v. ..."
5. Notes and Sketches [i]llustrative of Northern Rural Life in the Eighteenth by William Alexander (1877)
"One experienced man steered; another kept by the short end of the spar; while the general body of the suckeners managed the long end, or held on behind by ..."
6. History of Channelkirk by Archibald Allan (1900)
"Want of power to do this, and not want of will, seems to have alone reconciled the Scotch suckeners to the methods of extortion which were constantly ..."
7. The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders (1908)
"... and who might be in ignorance of the decree until it should be brought to bear upon them. It is pleasant to be able to infer that the suckeners of ..."
8. Principles of the Law of Scotland by John Erskine, George Moir (1881)
"... nor proof of services of any sort performed by the suckeners, the dominant tenement can claim none ..."