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suttle

adjective
1.
a frequent misspelling of subtle.
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  • Then, upon a warrant issued by Judge Loring, he was claimed as a fugitive slave by suttle.

    Fugitive Slaves Marion Gleason McDougall
  • suttle afterwards declared he would not sell Burns for any sum, but that he should go back to Virginia.

    The Fugitive Slave Law and Its Victims American Anti-Slavery Society
Word Origin and History for suttle
v.

"carry on the business of a suttler," 1640s, perhaps a back-formation from suttler.

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