Sault meaning

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A waterfall or rapids.
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(obsolete) Assault. [13th-17th c.]
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(North America) A waterfall; a rapid. [from 17th c.]
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Origin of sault

  • Obsolete French from Old French leap, waterfall somersault

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French sault, saut, from Latin saltus.

    From Wiktionary

  • Aphetic form of assault.

    From Wiktionary