- a person who makes or repairs shoes; cobbler; shoemaker.
Origin of souter
- David H.,born 1939, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1990–2009.
Examples from the Web for souter
Contemporary Examples of souter
But Souter, named to the Court in 1990, is the last such example.Ruth Bader Ginsburg Levels With Us on Why She’s Not Retiring
September 25, 2014
Still, aspirin can have the reverse effect, causing asthma attacks in some people, Souter warns.Can Taking Aspirin Once a Day Reduce Risk of Cancer, Stroke, and More?
March 22, 2012
President George H.W. Bush had the same experience, to a more limited extent, with Justice Souter.Supreme Surprises
Gerald L. Shargel
April 11, 2010
Justice Souter, whom Sotomayor would replace, had an equally fine c.v., but turned out to be a weak force on the High Court.Empathy Trumps Excellence
May 27, 2009
Keep in mind, however, that Sotomayor is replacing the liberal Souter.The GOP's Supreme Problem
May 27, 2009
Historical Examples of souter
"Mair whistle than woo," quo' the souter when he sheared the sow.
"Saut," quo' the souter, when he had eaten a cow a' but the tail.
The souter gae the sow a kiss; "grumph," quo' she, "it's for a birse."
Souter's Brandy, a cant phrase for buttermilk, Aberd.Shirrefs.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
Souter had fortunately bethought him of holding out a twig as soon as he saw them.
- Scot and Northern English a shoemaker or cobbler
Word Origin for souter
"maker or mender of shoes," Old English sutere, from Latin sutor "shoemaker," from suere "to sew, stitch" (see sew).