suttle

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Historical Examples of suttle

  • Then, upon a warrant issued by Judge Loring, he was claimed as a fugitive slave by Suttle.

    Fugitive Slaves

    Marion Gleason McDougall

  • Suttle afterwards declared he would not sell Burns for any sum, but that he should go back to Virginia.

    The Fugitive Slave Law and Its Victims

    American Anti-Slavery Society


Word Origin and History for suttle
v.

"carry on the business of a suttler," 1640s, perhaps a back-formation from suttler.

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