sou·​ter ˈsü-tər How to pronounce souter (audio)
chiefly Scotland

Word History


Middle English, from Old English sūtere, from Latin sutor, from suere to sew — more at sew

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of souter was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Souter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Sou·​ter ˈsü-tər How to pronounce Souter (audio)
David 1939–     American jurist
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