souter

or sout·ter

[ soo-tuhr ]
/ ˈsu tər /

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

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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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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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