sumpter

Part of speech: noun

A pack - animal; as, a sumpter - horse or sumpter - mule.

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Usage examples "sumpter":

  1. One of them held up an authoritative hand to the sumpter train which followed. - "The Great Mogul", Louis Tracy.
  2. Withal she bought them three good horses and another sumpter- horse; which last was loaded with sundry wares that she deemed that she needed, and with victual. - "The Water of the Wondrous Isles", William Morris.
  3. The attack upon Fort Sumpter was the final challenge to the birthright of a race. - "The History of Company A, Second Illinois Cavalry", Samuel H. Fletcher.