SUCK'ER, noun He or that which draws with the mouth.
1. The embolus or piston of a pump.
2. A pipe through which any thing is drawn.
3. The shoot of a plant from the roots or lower part of the stem; so called perhaps from its drawing its nourishment from the root or stem.
4. A fish, called also remora; also, a name of the Cyclopterus or lump-fish.
5. The name of a common river fish in New England.
SUCK'ER, verb transitive To strip off shoots; to deprive of suckers; as, to sucker maiz.