Sault vs Hault - What's the difference?

sault | hault |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between sault and hault

is that sault is (obsolete) a leap or jump, especially one made by a horse while hault is (obsolete) lofty; haughty.

As a noun sault

is (obsolete) assault or sault can be (obsolete) a leap or jump, especially one made by a horse.

As an adjective hault is

(obsolete) lofty; haughty.

sault

English

Etymology 1

Aphetic form of assault.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) Assault.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) sault, saut, from (etyl) saltus.

    Pronunciation 2

    * (US)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A leap or jump, especially one made by a horse.
  • (North America) A waterfall; a .
  • Anagrams

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    hault

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Lofty; haughty.
  • * Through support of countenance proud and hault . — Spenser.
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