Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A waterfall or rapids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rapid in some rivers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To assault.
  • A bad spelling of salt.
  • n. A leap.
  • n. An assault.
  • n. A rapid in some rivers: as, the Sault Ste. Marie.

Etymologies

Obsolete French, from Old French, leap, waterfall; see somersault.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Aphetic form of assault. (Wiktionary)
From Middle French sault, saut, from Latin saltus. (Wiktionary)

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