- a county in E England. 1470 sq. mi. (3805 sq. km).
- one of an English breed of sheep having a black face and legs, noted for mutton of high quality.
- one of an English breed of chestnut draft horses having a deep body and short legs.
- one of an English breed of small, black hogs.
- a city in SE Virginia.
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Examples from the Web for suffolk
His journey began in a grand house in north Suffolk called Somerleyton.
He was “overwhelmed by the feeling” that “the Suffolk expanses” had “shrunk once and for all to a single, blind, insensate spot.”
Katherine, who converted to Islam after meeting Tsarnaev, dropped out of Suffolk University the same year they married.‘She Knew Nothing’: Meet the Bomber’s Widow, Raising the Bomber’s Daughter
April 23, 2013
Meanwhile, the latest Suffolk (PDF) poll has Ohio tied (at 47) and Rasmussen also has a tie (at 48).Romney’s Surge
Doug Schoen, Jessica Tarlov
October 25, 2012
In Brentwood, a hamlet in Suffolk County, Hughes said you can see “hundreds and hundreds” of young men affiliated with the gang.Central American Gang MS-13 Cuts Swath of Murder and Mayhem Across Long Island
June 3, 2012
Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Kent are the most rich in this respect.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
And yet Kerrison tells me you reviewed the Suffolk papers in the Edinburgh.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Perhaps Suffolk was not sorry to see a way out of the perplexity.Two Penniless Princesses
Charlotte M. Yonge
In the mean time Wyatt and Suffolk remained prisoners in the Tower.Queen Elizabeth
These godly persons were apprehended by Mr. Noone, a justice in Suffolk.Fox's Book of Martyrs
- a county of SE England, on the North Sea: its coast is flat and marshy, indented by broad tidal estuaries. Administrative centre: Ipswich. Pop: 678 100 (2003 est). Area: 3800 sq km (1467 sq miles)
- a black-faced breed of sheep
Word Origin and History for suffolk
Old English Suþfolcci (895); see Norfolk.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper