[soh-twahr, saw-; French soh-twar]
noun, plural sau·toirs [soh-twahrz, saw-; French soh-twar] /soʊˈtwɑrz, sɔ-; French soʊˈtwar/.
a ribbon, chain, scarf, or the like, tied around the neck in such a manner that the ends cross over each other.
a chain to which a pendant is attached, worn around the neck.
- saut de basque,
- sauve qui peut,
- sauvignon blanc
Origin of sautoir
From French, dating back to 1935–40; see origin at saltire
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