sou markee

sou mar·​kee | \ ¦sümärˈkē \

Definition of sou markee

2 or less commonly soo markee : something of little or no value : continental not worth a sou markee

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First Known Use of sou markee

circa 1722, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sou markee

French sou marquė, literally, marked sou

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“Sou markee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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