Definition of Suckens
1. sucken [n] - See also: sucken
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suckens
Literary usage of Suckens
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"One who is bound to grind his grain at a certain mill, S. [suckens, j. A small grapple used in searching for lost lines, Banff's. ..."
2. A Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry by Albert Hill Fay (1920)
"SUckens (Cal.). A word sometimes used to designate the debris, or tailings, discharged from the hydraulic mines or from stamp mills. (Hanks) Slickenside. ..."
3. The First-[sixth] Reader of the Popular Series by Marcius Willson (1881)
"There are suckers in that brook,—not blood-suckens, but real big fish, that are called suckers. I know a hole where there is a big one, for I have seen him ..."