Definition of Suckers
1. Noun. (plural of sucker) ¹
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Definition of Suckers
1. sucker [v] - See also: sucker
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Literary usage of Suckers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The habit of producing both suckers and branches is apparently ... suckers seem to be produced normally, but branches grow only under somewhat exceptional ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"It is important, when planting the suckers in the field, to set them so high that ... suckers or offshoots are taken from the base of the young palm (Figs. ..."
3. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1882)
"The generic affinities* of this species must be regarded as still somewhat doubtful, owing to the absence of the tentacular-clubs, and most of the suckers ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"24) gv suckers stalked ; terminal projection narrow, with four hooks ... 26) dv Posterior region with four to eight large suckers ; paired anterior suckers ..."
5. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"suckers from Fruit Trees. There is a general impression that suckers of fruit trees are less valuable for stocks than seedlings—possessing, it is alleged, ..."
6. The Propagation of Plants: Giving the Principles which Govern the by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1887)
"To increase by suckers appears to be one of nature's methods of ... It is very probable, however, that long continued propagation by suckers will intensify ..."
7. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"D. Holothuria; whose body is more or less elongated; th» lower tentacular suckers longer than the upper ones, and disposed in longitudinal scries in a ..."