noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sūtere, from Latin sutor, from suere to sew — more at sew Date: before 12th century chiefly Scottish shoemaker

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  • Souter — is a surname, and may refer to:* Alexander Souter, Scottish biblical scholar * Brian Souter, Scottish businessman * Camille Souter, Irish painter * David Souter, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States * David Henry Souter,… …   Wikipedia

  • souter — ● souter verbe transitif (de soute) Fournir ou recevoir à bord le combustible nécessaire aux chaudières ou aux moteurs d un navire. ⇒SOUTER, verbe trans. MARINE A. Recevoir (du combustible). Souter du charbon, du mazout (ROB. 1985). Empl. abs. Le …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Souter — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Souter (* 1939), US amerikanischer Jurist; von 1990 bis 2009 Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof der Vereinigten Staaten (Supreme Court) Tessa Souter (* 1956), britische Journalistin, Jazzsängerin und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Souter — Sou ter, n. [AS. s?t?re, fr. It. sutor, fr. suere to sew.] A shoemaker; a cobbler. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] There is no work better than another to please God: . . . to wash dishes, to be a souter, or an apostle, all is one. Tyndale. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • souter — maker or mender of shoes, O.E. sutere, from L. sutor shoemaker, from suere to sew, stitch (see SEW (Cf. sew)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Souter — [so͞ot′ər] David 1939 ; U.S. jurist: associate justice, Supreme Court (1990 ) …   English World dictionary

  • Souter — This unusual and interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is an occupational surname for a shoemaker or a cobbler. The name derives from the Old English pre 7th Century word sutere , from the Latin sutor , shoemaker, a derivative of suere …   Surnames reference

  • Souter — biographical name David 1939 American jurist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • souter — /sooh teuhrdd/, n. Scot. and North Eng. a person who makes or repairs shoes; cobbler; shoemaker. Also, soutter. [bef. 1000; ME sutor, OE sutere < L sutor, equiv. to su , var. s. of su(ere) to SEW1 + tor TOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • Souter — /sooh teuhr/, n. David H., born 1939, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1990. * * * …   Universalium

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