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souter

or sout·ter

[ soo-tuhr ]
/ ˈsu tər /
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noun Scot. and North England.

a person who makes or repairs shoes; cobbler; shoemaker.

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Origin of souter

before 1000; Middle English sutor,Old English sūtere<Latin sūtor, equivalent to sū-, variant stem of su(ere) to sew1 + -tor-tor

Definition for souter (2 of 2)

Souter
[ soo-ter ]
/ ˈsu tər /

noun

David H., born 1939, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1990–2009.
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British Dictionary definitions for souter

souter

soutar

/ (ˈsuːtər) /

noun

Scot and Northern English a shoemaker or cobbler

Word Origin for souter

Old English sūtere, from Latin sutor, from suere to sew
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