- any of a breed of hornless, hardy sheep, native to the Suffolk area of EC England, having a black face and black legs and raised for mutton
- any of a breed of medium-sized, thickset draft horse, chestnut in color and native to Suffolk county, England
- Any of a breed of hornless sheep developed in England, having a black face and legs and raised primarily for meat.
- Any of a breed of draft horses developed in England, having a chestnut coat and short legs.
Origin of SuffolkAfter Suffolk, a county of eastern England.
- A historical region of eastern England bordering on the North Sea. Settled in prehistoric times, it was part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of East Anglia. Its name means the “southern people,” as opposed to the “northern people” of Norfolk.
- An independent city of southeast Virginia southeast of Portsmouth, it was burned by the British in 1779 and occupied by Union forces in 1862.