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Sucker
Sucker Suck"er, v. i. To form suckers; as, corn suckers abundantly.
Sucker
Sucker Suck"er (s[u^]k"[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere to other bodies. 2. A suckling; a sucking animal. --Beau. & Fl. 3. The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a pump basket. --Boyle. 4. A pipe through which anything is drawn. 5. A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string attached to the center, which, when saturated with water and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure, with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be thus lifted by the string; -- used by children as a plaything. 6. (Bot.) A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment from the body of the plant. 7. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of North American fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family Catostomid[ae]; so called because the lips are protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of little value as food. The most common species of the Eastern United States are the northern sucker (Catostomus Commersoni), the white sucker (C. teres), the hog sucker (C. nigricans), and the chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta). Some of the large Western species are called buffalo fish, red horse, black horse, and suckerel. (b) The remora. (c) The lumpfish. (d) The hagfish, or myxine. (e) A California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus) closely allied to the kingfish (a); -- called also bagre. 8. A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above. They who constantly converse with men far above their estates shall reap shame and loss thereby; if thou payest nothing, they will count thee a sucker, no branch. --Fuller. 9. A hard drinker; a soaker. [Slang] 10. A greenhorn; one easily gulled. [Slang, U.S.] 11. A nickname applied to a native of Illinois. [U. S.] Carp sucker, Cherry sucker, etc. See under Carp, Cherry, etc. Sucker fish. See Sucking fish, under Sucking. Sucker rod, a pump rod. See under Pump. Sucker tube (Zo["o]l.), one of the external ambulacral tubes of an echinoderm, -- usually terminated by a sucker and used for locomotion. Called also sucker foot. See Spatangoid.
Sucker
Sucker Suck"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suckered; p. pr. & vb. n. Suckering.] To strip off the suckers or shoots from; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maize.

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- Internacional The Suckers, a 1972 ****ploitation film directed by Stu Segall Suckers (film), a 1999 comedy-drama film directed by Roger Nygard Sucker, a 2011 horror...
- make 'em." – Director Stu Segall recalling the production of The Suckers. The Suckers was filmed in 35 mm over the course of three days, in the Bronson...
- cl****es of suckers, namely "bothridia" for true suckers, and "bothria" for false suckers. In digeneal flukes there are usually an oral sucker at the mouth...
- cephalopod limbs. Generally, arms have suckers along most of their length, as opposed to tentacles, which have suckers only near their ends. Barring a few...
- Love Is for Suckers is the fifth studio album by the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. It was released by Atlantic Records on August 13, 1987, with the...
- basal shoots. Suckers arising from an unwanted tree stump can be controlled with herbicides, killing the entire plant, including suckers and roots. Hickey...
- pla**** on HBO and Cinemax. Sucker$ - Sand Hill SH 0061 - 2001 Suckers - Planet - 2001 Suckers - Victory Multimedia - 2001 Suckers - Razor Digital Entertainment...
- Generally, white suckers are found in small streams, rivers, and lakes in the Midwest and East Coast of the United States. The white sucker is also relatively...
- A sucker punch (American English), also known as a dog shot, coward punch, king hit or one-punch attack (Australian English) or cold-**** (American English)...
- use suction to hold onto larger marine animals the family Catostomidae (suckers): freshwater fish found mostly in North America the species Hypostomus...
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