Origin of sault
Examples from the Web for sault
I did not fear death—fear of death was left east of the Sault in those days.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
Two charges: 'sault and battery on the landlord of the Lion's Head, and disturbing the peace on last Wednesday night.Her Ladyship's Elephant|David Dwight Wells
They are Christian Indians, who have come from the Sault, and there are three of them.The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha|Ellen H. Walworth
They were told that he had gone to Sault Ste. Marie and they followed the trail there but without success.
Many words pronounced with a broad were anciently written with au; as sault, mault; and we still say, fault, vault.A Grammar of the English Tongue|Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for sault
Word Origin for sault
Word Origin and History for sault
"waterfall or rapid," c.1600, from colonial French sault, 17c. alternative spelling of saut "to leap," from Latin saltus, from salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)).