sautoir

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /soʊˈtwɑrz/, /sɔˈtwɑrz/

Etymology[edit]

1935-40; < French; see saltire

Noun[edit]

sautoir (plural sautoirs)

  1. A ribbon, chain, scarf, or the like, tied around the neck in such a manner that the ends cross over each other.
  2. A chain to which a pendant is attached, worn around the neck.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sauter +‎ -oir

Noun[edit]

sautoir m (plural sautoirs)

  1. chain (long necklace of pearls)
  2. (heraldry) saltire

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