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souter

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Pronunciation: /ˈsuːtə
 
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(also soutar)

Definition of souter in English:

noun

Scottish & Northern English
A shoemaker.
Example sentences
  • The balls were probably made by a souter (a shoemaker or cobbler), whose stitching skills were essential to producing a good ball.
  • An interlude follows in which are described the adventures of Chastity among humbler folks, a tailor, a soutar, and their wives.
  • As far as my own garden is concerned, there is a saying that ‘the soutar's bairns are the worst shod’ and in gardening terms that could apply to me.

Origin

Old English sūtere, from Latin sutor, from suere 'sew'.

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