a packhorse or mule.
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How to use sumpter in a sentence
TV and film star Tika sumpter on the film, her own dark skin, and breaking the color barrier, shade by shade.‘Dark Girls’: OWN Documentary Spotlights Skin Color | Tika Sumpter | June 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The sage Maester Luwin (Donald sumpter) serves the Starks of Winterfell, for example.
Orangeburgh surrendered to the American Gen. sumpter; prisoners taken, 82.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The brothers answered 'Yes,' and that in very truth it was for him that they asked for the sumpter beast.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa | Edward Hutton
I have carried all that I had into France in a wallet, and it hath taken four sumpter-mules to carry it back again.The White Company | Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for sumpter
archaic a packhorse, mule, or other beast of burden
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