Definition of Sutile

1. a. Done by stitching.

Definition of Sutile

1. done by stitching [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sutile

sustentions
susu
susurrant
susurrate
susurrated
susurrates
susurrating
susurration
susurrations
susurringly
susurrous
susurrus
susurruses
susus
suthern
sutile (current term)
sutler
sutleries
sutlers
sutlership
sutlerships
sutlery
sutling
sutor
sutorial
sutorian
sutors
sutra
sutras
sutta

Literary usage of Sutile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1887)
"Mrs. Knowles, not satisfied with the fame of her needlework, the ' sutile pictures' mentioned by Johnson, in which she has indeed displayed much dexterity, ..."

2. The universal cambist, and commercial instructor by Patrick Kelly (1811)
"Peso sutile : the former lb. is 18 Ounces, the latter 12 Ounces; and the Ounce is T'T ... The sutile, or lighter weight, is used for bread, sugar, tobacco, ..."

3. The History of English Secular Embroidery by Margaret Jourdain (1912)
"Johnson called sutile pictures, but which is (somewhat humorously) ... 13, he describes some rooms as "adorned with a kind of sutile pictures which imitate ..."

4. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1887)
"Johnson mentioned the 'sutile pictures' in a letter dated May 16, 1776, describing the dinner at Messrs. Dilly's. 'And there,' he wrote, ' was Mrs. Knowles, ..."

5. Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1887)
"2 Mrs. Knowles, not satisfied with the fame of her needlework, the ' sutile pictures' mentioned by Johnson, in which she has indeed displayed much dexterity ..."

6. Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by Samuel Johnson (1892)
"5 Johnson wrote sutile; his initial j being always formed like an /was here ... 13, he describes some rooms as 'adorned with a kind of sutile pictures which ..."

7. Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by Samuel Johnson (1892)
"5 Johnson wrote sutile ; his initial i being always formed like an /'was here ... 13, he describes some rooms as 'adorned with a kind of sutile pictures ..."

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