sous

All Adjective
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  • He gives me twenty-five sous an hour, and I set his houses straight for him. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • He gives me twenty-five sous an hour, and I set his houses straight for him. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • One can take only four sous -- two from the children -- but I get along. Cited from Riviera Towns, by Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • The sous descended as fast as the woman could get to where they fell. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • Go out in the street and pick up a soldier for ten sous. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • Smaller operations may not have a sous-chef, while larger operations may have more than one.
  • Our remainder of two millions do not require five sous to make love. Cited from Analytical Studies, by Honore de Balzac
  • He paid her twelve sous to hold the mare for a few minutes.
  • "Why, what you tell people in your sermons to make them give you sous." Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • Each team also has the services of one of two sous-chefs.
  • In June, he was promoted to sous lieutenant, thus becoming an officer.
  • I would have given a fifteen-sous piece to have caught him with that black patch. Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • The small cases (without new legal issues) are treated by one under-department (sous-section).
  • Here at least we have shelter, and still some sous for bread. Cited from The Tapestry Room, by Mrs. Molesworth
  • After several years of training and service, she ultimately became his first female Sous Chef.
  • I am sure I have seen many as pretty on the quays for twenty-five sous. Cited from The Newcomes, by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • She had given a small lad eighteen sous for a day's work. Cited from Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2), by John Morley
  • I passed yesterday about thirty houses where they get it for two sous, not quite a penny a glass. Cited from The Book-Hunter, by John Hill Burton
  • The day after that, he began his captivity as a newly commissioned sous lieutenant.
  • You know that wood pays an entrance duty of ten sous per cord. Cited from Sophisms of the Protectionists, by Frederic Bastiat
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Root form of sous is sou for the noun.

Meaning of sous

  • noun A former french coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money
    he hasn't a sou to his name