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Webster 1913 Edition


Soe

Soe

,
Noun.
[Scot.
sae
,
say
,
saye
; cf. Icel.
sār
a large cask, Sw.
s[GREEK]
a tub.]
A large wooden vessel for holding water; a cowl.
[Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
Dr. H. More.

Webster 1828 Edition


Soe

SOE

,
Noun.
A large wooden vessel for holding water; a cowl.

Definition 2022


soe

soe

See also: SOE, sôe, so'e, and s.ö.

English

Noun

soe (plural soes)

  1. (obsolete) a large wooden vessel for carrying water, especially one to be carried on a pole between two people.
    • 1662, Henry More, An Antidote Against Atheism, Book II, A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More, p. 55:
      "... no more then a Pump grown dry will yield any water, unless you pour a little water into it first, and then for one Bason-ful you may fetch up so many Soe-fuls"

Estonian

Adjective

soe (genitive sooja, partitive sooja)

  1. warm

Friulian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin, Late Latin soca. Compare Romansh suga, suja, soua, sua, Venetian soga, Albanian shokë, French suage, Spanish and Portuguese soga.

Noun

soe f (plural sois)

  1. (strong or thick) rope
  2. (nautical) stay

Synonyms


Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *suo, from Proto-Germanic *sō, originally the feminine demonstrative pronoun. Compare Old English sēo, Old Norse , Gothic 𐍃𐍉 ().

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /zuə/, /zu/

Pronoun

soe

  1. (chiefly East and West Flanders) Alternative form of si (feminine singular)

Portuguese

Verb

soe

  1. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of soar
  2. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of soar
  3. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of soar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of soar
  5. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of soar
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of soar

West Frisian

Verb

soe

  1. would (modal verb) (see sille)
    “Ik soe it mar dwaan as ik dy wie.” (I would have done it if I were you.)