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Definition: Cherry sucker
1. One who, or that which, sucks; esp., one of the organs by
which certain animals, as the octopus and remora, adhere
to other bodies.
2. A suckling; a sucking animal. --Beau. & Fl.
3. The embolus, or bucket, of a pump; also, the valve of a
pump basket. --Boyle.
4. A pipe through which anything is drawn.
5. A small piece of leather, usually round, having a string
attached to the center, which, when saturated with water
and pressed upon a stone or other body having a smooth
surface, adheres, by reason of the atmospheric pressure,
with such force as to enable a considerable weight to be
thus lifted by the string; -- used by children as a
6. (Bot.) A shoot from the roots or lower part of the stem of
a plant; -- so called, perhaps, from diverting nourishment
from the body of the plant.
(a) Any one of numerous species of North American
fresh-water cyprinoid fishes of the family
; so called because the lips are
protrusile. The flesh is coarse, and they are of
little value as food. The most common species of the
Eastern United States are the northern sucker
), the white sucker (C. teres
), the hog sucker (C. nigricans
), and the
chub, or sweet sucker (Erimyzon sucetta
). Some of
the large Western species are called buffalo fish
, black horse
, and suckerel
(b) The remora.
(c) The lumpfish.
(d) The hagfish, or myxine.
(e) A California food fish (Menticirrus undulatus
closely allied to the kingfish
(a); -- called also bagre
8. A parasite; a sponger. See def. 6, above.
They who constantly converse with men far above
their estates shall reap shame and loss thereby; if
thou payest nothing, they will count thee a sucker,
no branch. --Fuller.
9. A hard drinker; a soaker. [Slang]
10. A greenhorn; someone easily cheated, gulled, or deceived.
11. A nickname applied to a native of Illinois. [U. S.]
12. A person strongly attracted to something; -- usually used
with for; as, he's a sucker for tall blondes.
11. Any thing or person; -- usually implying annoyance or
dislike; as, I went to change the blade and cut my finger
on the sucker. [Slang]
, Cherry sucker
, etc. See under Carp
. See Sucking fish
, under Sucking
, a pump rod. See under Pump
(Zo["o]l.), one of the external ambulacral
tubes of an echinoderm, -- usually terminated by a sucker
and used for locomotion. Called also sucker foot
(ch[e^]r"r[y^]), n. [OE. chery, for cherys, fr.
F. cerise (cf. AS. cyrs cherry), fr. LL. ceresia, fr. L.
cerasus Cherry tree, Gr. keraso`s, perh. fr. ke`ras horn,
from the hardness of the wood.]
1. (Bot.) A tree or shrub of the genus Prunus
includes the plum) bearing a fleshy drupe with a bony
(a) The common garden cherry (Prunus Cerasus
), of which
several hundred varieties are cultivated for the
fruit, some of which are, the begarreau, blackheart,
black Tartarian, oxheart, morelle or morello, May-duke
(corrupted from M['e]doc in France).
(b) The wild cherry; as, Prunus serotina
cherry), valued for its timber; Prunus Virginiana
(choke cherry), an American shrub which bears
astringent fruit; Prunus avium
and Prunus Padus
European trees (bird cherry).
2. The fruit of the cherry tree, a drupe of various colors
3. The timber of the cherry tree, esp. of the black cherry,
used in cabinetmaking, etc.
4. A peculiar shade of red, like that of a cherry.
. See under Barbadoes
(Zo["o]l.), an American bird; the cedar bird;
-- so called from its fondness for cherries.
, cherry brandy and sugar.
, brandy in which cherries have been steeped.
(Bot.), an evergreen shrub (Prunus Lauro-cerasus
) common in shrubberies, the poisonous
leaves of which have a flavor like that of bitter almonds.
(Bot.), a species of Capsicum
), with small, scarlet, intensely piquant
(a) A child's play, in which cherries are thrown into a
(b) A cherry stone.
, rum in which cherries have been steeped.
(Zo["o]l.), the European spotted flycatcher
); -- called also cherry chopper
, a tree that bears cherries.
, Winter cherry
, See Alkekengi