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sault

[ soo ]

noun

  1. a waterfall or rapid.


sault

/ suː /

noun

  1. a waterfall or rapids


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sault1

1590–1600; < French; Old French saut < Latin saltus a leap. See salt 2

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sault1

C17: from Canadian French, from French saut a leap

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Example Sentences

SAULT — “Son Shine”There’s no greater feeling than how SAULT makes me feel—especially when “Son Shine” is shining on me.

Returning to the deck the boys learned that the boat on which they were sailing was to remain six hours at Sault Ste. Marie.

The distance to it is computed to be fifteen miles above the Sault.

The French word Sault (pronounced so) accurately expresses this kind of pitching rapids or falls.

Having arranged everything for the accommodation of the miners during the winter, we returned to the Sault.

The Sault of St. Mary's is upon and over this red sandstone.

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