- a person who makes or repairs shoes; cobbler; shoemaker.
Origin of souter
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- 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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"maker or mender of shoes," Old English sutere, from Latin sutor "shoemaker," from suere "to sew, stitch" (see sew).
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