1. (Mus.) With a restrained voice or moderate force; in an undertone.
2. Spoken low or in an undertone.
(Sou) n.; pl. Sous (#) or [F. sou, OF. sol, from L. solidus a gold coin, in LL., a coin of less value.
See Sold, n., Solid, and and cf. Sol, Soldo.] An old French copper coin, equivalent in value to, and
now displaced by, the five-centime piece which is popularly called a sou.
(Sou*a"ri nut`) (Bot.) The large edible nutlike seed of a tall tropical American tree (Caryocar
nuciferum) of the same natural order with the tea plant; also called butternut. [Written also sawarra
(||Sou"bah) n. See Subah.
(||Sou"bah*dar) n. See Subahdar.
(Sou`brette"), n. [F.] A female servant or attendant; specifically, as a term of the theater, a
lady's maid, in comedies, who acts the part of an intrigante; a meddlesome, mischievous female servant
or young woman.
(Sou`bri`quet") n. See Sobriquet.
(Souce) n. See 1st Souse.
(Souce), v. t. & i. See Souse. [Obs.] penser.
(Sou*chong") n. [Chin. seou chong little plant or sort.] A kind of black tea of a fine quality.
(Sou*dan") n.[F.] A sultan. [Obs.]
(Soud"ed Soud"et) a. [See Solder.] United; consolidated; made firm; strengthened. [Obs.]
O martyr souded for virginity!Chaucer.
(Souf"fle) n. [F.] (Med.) A murmuring or blowing sound; as, the uterine souffle heard over the
(Souf"flé) n. [F., fr. soufflé, p. p. of souffler to puff.] (Cookery) A side dish served hot from the
oven at dinner, made of eggs, milk, and flour or other farinaceous substance, beaten till very light, and
flavored with fruits, liquors, or essence.
(Sough) n. A sow. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Sough) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A small drain; an adit. [Prov. Eng.] W. M. Buchanan.
(Sough) n. [Cf. Icel. sgr (in comp.) a rushing sound, or OE. swough, swogh, a sound, AS.
swgan to rustle. Cf. Surf, Swoon, v. i.]
1. The sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or roaring.
The whispering leaves or solemn sough of the forest.W. Howitt.
2. Hence, a vague rumor or flying report. [Scot.]
3. A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying. [Scot.] Jamieson.
(Sough), v. i. To whistle or sigh, as the wind.