[ soh-twahr, saw-; French soh-twar ]

noun,plural sau·toirs [soh-twahrz, saw-; French soh-twar]. /soʊˈtwɑrz, sɔ-; French soʊˈtwar/.
  1. a ribbon, chain, scarf, or the like, tied around the neck in such a manner that the ends cross over each other.

  2. a chain to which a pendant is attached, worn around the neck.

Origin of sautoir

From French, dating back to 1935–40; see origin at saltire

Words Nearby sautoir Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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