(formerly) either of two bronze coins of France, equal to 5 centimes and 10 centimes.
a former French coin of low denomination
a very small amount of money: I haven’t a sou to my name
noun 1. the large, edible, oily nut of a tall tree, Caryocar nuciferum, of tropical South America.
noun 1. a brown or white sauce containing strained or puréed onions and served with meat. noun 1. a purée of onions mixed into a thick white sauce and served over eggs, fish, etc Also called soubise sauce
noun, plural soubresauts [soo-bruh-sohz; French soo-bruh-soh] (Show IPA). Ballet. 1. a jump performed with the legs held together and the body erect but slightly curved to the side.
noun 1. a maidservant or lady’s maid in a play, opera, or the like, especially one displaying coquetry, pertness, and a tendency to engage in intrigue. 2. an actress playing such a role. 3. any lively or pert young woman. noun 1. a minor female role in comedy, often that of a pert lady’s maid […]