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 for sumpter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sumpter \Sump"ter\, n. [OF. sommetier the driver of a pack
     horse; akin to OF. & F. sommier a pack horse, L. sagmarius,
     fr. sagma a pack saddle, in LL., a load, Gr. ? a pack saddle,
     fr. ? to pack, load; cf. Skr. saj, sa[~n]j, to hang on. Cf.
     Seam a weight, Summer a beam.]
     1. The driver of a pack horse. [Obs.] --Skeat.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A pack; a burden. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. An animal, especially a horse, that carries packs or
        burdens; a baggage horse. --Holinshed.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sumpter \Sump"ter\, a.
     Carrying pack or burdens on the back; as, a sumpter horse; a
     sumpter mule. --Bacon.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an animal (such as a mule or burro or horse) used to carry
           loads [syn: pack animal, sumpter]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "sumpter":
     Siberian husky, ass, beast of burden, bidet, camel, carriage horse,
     cart horse, cavalry horse, draft animal, draft horse, dray horse,
     driving horse, dromedary, elephant, fill horse, filler, gigster,
     hack, hackney, hinny, horse, hunter, husky, jennet, jument, lead,
     leader, llama, malamute, mount, mule, ox, pack horse, palfrey,
     plow horse, pole horse, polo pony, post-horse, reindeer, remount,
     rider, riding horse, road horse, roadster, rouncy, saddle horse,
     saddler, shaft horse, sledge dog, stalking-horse, sumpter horse,
     sumpter mule, thill horse, thiller, wheeler, wheelhorse,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Sumpter, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    171
     Housing Units (2000): 215
     Land area (2000):     2.180118 sq. miles (5.646480 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.180118 sq. miles (5.646480 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            71000
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             44.746229 N, 118.199149 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97877
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Sumpter, OR

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