To Make Suit to
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by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
To make suit to, to court. To make shift, to manage under adverse circumstances. To make sure of, to secure, to feel sure of. AND OF SPELLING. Л 1,5.
Dictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant. ... Illustrated with Near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a Clear Idea of Those Figures, Not So Well Apprehended by Verbal Description. ... The Whole Digested ... Young Students and Foreigners. A Work Useful ... and Write True English (1736)
by Nathan Bailey
to make suit to one to get into, or infinuate one's self into one's Favour. - * . . To Cu R R Y ones Hides, to thresh or cudgel him. - Cu'RRY Comb, an Iron-tool for dressing of horses.
Dictionarium Britannicum, Or, A More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant (1730)
Containing Not Only the Words, and Their Explication, But Their Etymologies ... Also Explaining Hard and Technical Words ... Illustrated with Near Five Hundred Cuts ... Likewise a Collection and Explanation of Words and Phrases Us'd in Our Antient Charters, Statutes, Writs ... Also the ... Mythology of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, &c. ... to which is Added a Collection of Proper Names of Persons and Places in Great-Britain ... by Nathan Bailey
to make suit to one to get into, or insinuate one's self into one's favour. - CURRY Comb, an iron-tool for dressing of horses. A Co, Rs E [cupre, Sax.] an ill wish ; also a punishment.
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