Origin of sou
Definition for sou (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for sou
But the peasant is not lavish, and for whole weeks he did not bring back a sou.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.|Guy de Maupassant
A rough-looking sailor wearing a sou'wester and an oilskin hat was with Bob.
Perhaps if our luck still continued I could, if I saved sou by sou, get together the hundred and fifty francs.
Immediately on receiving Alie's message he came aft, and, having touched his sou'wester, waited for her to speak.The Beautiful White Devil|Guy Boothby
The usual fee in a restaurant on the Continent is a sou on each franc of the bill, or one sou in twenty.How to Travel|Thomas W. Knox
British Dictionary definitions for sou
Word Origin for sou
Word Origin and History for sou
small French coin, 1550s, back-formation from sous, plural of Old French soul, formerly a coin worth one-twentieth of a livre, from Latin solidus (see solidus).