Definition of Suckener

1. Noun. (obsolete) The tenant of a sucken, who under the law of thirlage had to mill his grain at the mill of his feudal lord or thirl. ¹



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Definition of Suckener

1. a tenant under the thirlage system [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suckener

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suckboys
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suckener (current term)
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Literary usage of Suckener

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1. The Monastery by Walter Scott, Sr. (2001)
"... were additional perquisites demanded by the miller, and submitted to or resisted by the suckener as circumstances permitted. These and other petty dues ..."

2. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"No. r, A suckener in constant use of coming to the mill, if he abstracts, and in the issue is found ..."

3. Notes and Sketches [i]llustrative of Northern Rural Life in the Eighteenth by William Alexander (1877)
"... "that the tenants in seme cases have purchased them ; and, for permitting them to be turned * For sample of contract between mill superior and suckener? ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"S. The subjection due by tenants to a certain mill. Aberd. Reg. suckener, s. One who is bound to grind bis grain at a certain mill, S. SUCKY, adj. ..."

5. Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords by Scotland Court of Session, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Scotland Parliament. House of Lords (1898)
"It might be that a suckener could not insist on a mill being built, but it did not follow from that that the mill owner if he sought to exact payment of ..."

6. The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders (1908)
"... and afflicted suckener. A mill then was a specially valuable subject, controlling the production of the staple food of the district, and one of the ..."

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