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Sus   /səs/   Listen

Type genus of the Suidae.  Synonym: genus Sus.

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"Sus" Quotes from Famous Books

... long as we do speak, let's speak to the end," suddenly and calmly said Zoe, and smiled negligently and sadly. "I was deprived of innocence by a teacher in the ministerial school, Ivan Petrovich Sus. He simply called me over to his rooms, and his wife at that time had gone to market for a suckling pig—it was Christmas. Treated me with candies, and then said it was going to be one of two things: either I must obey him in everything, or he'd at once expel me ...
— Yama (The Pit) • Alexandra Kuprin

... the good woman thought she could stand that one too. A similar period passed away, when one evening he opened the door and fell headlong into the room, swearing with studied correctness at a dog which had tripped him up, but which upon inspection turned out to be another baby. Margaret's sus- picion was aroused, but to allay his she hastened to implore him to adopt that darling also, to which, after some slight hesitation, he consented. Another twelvemonth rolled into eternity, when one evening the lady heard a noise in the back yard, and going out she saw her husband labouring ...
— The Fiend's Delight • Dod Grile

... Abajo! a sus rodillas!" ("Off with your hat, greenhorn! Down upon your knees!") were the words that came hissing from the moustached lips ...
— The Lone Ranche • Captain Mayne Reid

... del secundo cerrito se fundo el quinto pueblo llamado Xipaolabi, que tendra solo 14 familias: esta casi arruinado, porque sus vecinos se han trasladado al brazo austral de la mesa y formaron ...
— Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895 • Jesse Walter Fewkes

... al primero, Que el patriota acero Oso fulminar. La Patria afligida Oyo' sus acentos, Y vio' sus tormentos, ...
— Two Knapsacks - A Novel of Canadian Summer Life • John Campbell

... Central Greece, comprising the divisions of Acarna'nia, AEto'lia, Lo'cris, Do'ris, Pho'cis, Breo'tia, and At'tica (the latter forming the eastern extremity of the whole peninsula); and Southern Greece, which the ancients called Pel-o-pon-ne'sus, or the Island of Pe'lops, which would be an island were it not for the narrow Isthmus of Corinth, which connects it on the north with Central Greece. Its modern name, the Mo-re'a, was bestowed upon it from its resemblance ...
— Mosaics of Grecian History • Marcius Willson and Robert Pierpont Willson

... indicated wherever these seemed likely to prove helpful. Principal parts and genitives have been given in such a way as to prevent misunderstanding, and at the same time emphasize the composition of the verb or the suffix of the noun: for example, abscd, -cdere, -cd, -csus; aets, -ttis. ...
— Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles - A First Latin Reader • John Kirtland, ed.

... important l'autre, on way or other; its used also in drinking healths. Of a modest, learned young man, cui contigit ante diem virtus, they say, qu'il demente son menton, he belyes his chin. If one would know another weill he most try him and sus et sous la peau trinque [land][375] hachis hach, old French words used by Du Bartas. If ye demand him for a thing he hath eaten, he'el tel you, il est passe par la ville d'Angoulesme. Of a man that hath not spirit, they say, il est ni chair ni poisson; l'on moque de cela a la cour. Entre nous autres ...
— Publications of the Scottish History Society, Vol. 36 • Sir John Lauder

... his eye not ken The empire of Negus to his utmost port Ercoco, and the less maritim kings Mombaza, and Quiloa, and Melind, And Sofala, thought Ophir, to the realm Of Congo, and Angola farthest south; Or thence from Niger flood to Atlas mount The kingdoms of Almansor, Fez and Sus, Morocco, and Algiers, and Tremisen; On Europe thence, and where Rome was to sway The world: in spirit perhaps he also saw Rich Mexico, the seat of Montezume, And Cusco in Peru, the richer seat Of Atabalipa; and yet unspoiled Guiana, whose great city Geryon's sons Call El Dorado. ...
— Paradise Lost • John Milton

Words linked to "Sus" :   family Suidae, pig, wild boar, Sus scrofa, Suidae, mammal genus, hog, boar, piggy, piglet, shoat, grunter, shote, squealer

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