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souter

[soo-tuh r] /ˈsu tər/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
a person who makes or repairs shoes; cobbler; shoemaker.
Also, soutter.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English sutor, Old English sūtere < Latin sūtor, equivalent to sū-, variant stem of su(ere) to sew1 + -tor -tor

Souter

[soo-ter] /ˈsu tər/
noun
1.
David H. born 1939, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1990–2009.
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British Dictionary definitions for souter

souter

/ˈsuːtər/
noun
1.
(Scot & Northern English) a shoemaker or cobbler
Word Origin
Old English sūtere, from Latin sutor, from suere to sew
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Word Origin and History for souter
n.

"maker or mender of shoes," Old English sutere, from Latin sutor "shoemaker," from suere "to sew, stitch" (see sew).

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