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, David Hackett — ▪ United States jurist born September 17, 1939, Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.       associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (Supreme Court of the United States) from 1990.       Souter s father was a bank manager and his mother a store clerk.… …   Universalium

  • SOUTER, David Henry (1862-1935) — artist and journalist son of an engineer, was born at Aberdeen, Scotland, on 30 March 1862. He studied art at the local branch of the South Kensington school, contributed to a local journal, Bon Accord, and went to Natal in 1881, where he engaged …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

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