Souter vs Douter - What's the difference?

souter | douter |


As nouns the difference between souter and douter

is that souter is (scotland|northern england) a shoemaker or cobbler while douter is (obsolete) an extinguisher for candles.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

souter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland, northern England) A shoemaker or cobbler.
  • (Chaucer)
    (Tyndale)
  • *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.
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    douter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An extinguisher for candles.
  • (Webster 1913) ----