sou

noun
\ ˈsü \
plural sous\ ˈsüz \

Definition of sou

2 : a 5-centime piece

Examples of sou in a Sentence

I'm not giving you anything. Not a sou.

First Known Use of sou

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sou

French, from Old French sol, from Late Latin solidus solidus

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The first known use of sou was in 1814

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sou

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sou

: a small amount of money

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