South-Sea tea(Bot.) See Yaupon.

(South), adv.

1. Toward the south; southward.

2. From the south; as, the wind blows south. Bacon.

(South) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Southed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Southing.]

(Souse), n. The act of sousing, or swooping.

As a falcon fair
That once hath failed or her souse full near.

(Souse), adv. With a sudden swoop; violently. Young.

(Sous"lik) n. [F.] (Zoöl.) See Suslik.

(Sout) n. Soot. [Obs.] Spenser.

(||Sou`tache") n. [F.] A kind of narrow braid, usually of silk; — also known as Russian braid.

(Sout"age) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] That in which anything is packed; bagging, as for hops. [Obs.] Halliwell.

(||Sou`tane") n. [F., fr. Sp. sotana, or It. sottana, LL. subtana, fr. L. subtus below, beneath, fr. sub under.] (Eccl. Costume) A close garnment with straight sleeves, and skirts reaching to the ankles, and buttoned in front from top to bottom; especially, the black garment of this shape worn by the clergy in France and Italy as their daily dress; a cassock.

(Sou"ter) n. [AS. stre, fr. It. sutor, fr. suere to sew.] A shoemaker; a cobbler. [Obs.] Chaucer.

There is no work better than another to please God: . . . to wash dishes, to be a souter, or an apostle, — all is one.

(Sou"ter*ly), a. Of or pertaining to a cobbler or cobblers; like a cobbler; hence, vulgar; low. [Obs.]

(Sou"ter*rain) n. [F. See Subterranean.] A grotto or cavern under ground. [Obs.] Arbuthnot.

(South) n. [OE. south, suþ, AS. suð for sunð; akin to D. zuid, OHG. sund, G. süd, süden, Icel. suðr, sunnr, Dan. syd, sönden, Sw. syd, söder, sunnan; all probably akin to E. sun, meaning, the side towards the sun. &radic297. See Sun.]

1. That one of the four cardinal points directly opposite to the north; the region or direction to the right or direction to the right of a person who faces the east.

2. A country, region, or place situated farther to the south than another; the southern section of a country. "The queen of the south." Matt. xii. 42.

3. Specifically: That part of the United States which is south of Mason and Dixon's line. See under Line.

4. The wind from the south. [Obs.] Shak.

(South), a. Lying toward the south; situated at the south, or in a southern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the south, or coming from the south; blowing from the south; southern; as, the south pole. "At the south entry." Shak.

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