sault

noun
plural -s

Definition of sault

1 obsolete : leap, jump specifically : a leap in the manege
2 \ ˈsü \ : a fall or rapid in a river

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History and Etymology for sault

Middle English saut, from Old French, from Latin saltus, from saltus, past participle of salire to leap

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“Sault.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sault. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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