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See also: Souter
souter (plural souters)
- (Scotland, Northern England) A shoemaker or cobbler.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
- 1527, William Tyndale, The Parable of the Wicked Mammon:
- There is no work better than another to please God : to pour water , to wash dishes , to be a souter (cobbler) , or an apostle
- 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 31:
- He was a shoemaker, the creature, and called himself the Sutor, an old-fashioned name that folk laughed at.
- Alternative form of