What does the word sou mean?

Usage examples for sou

  1. Perhaps there's a sou or two to be had there somewhere. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. Her last sou had furnished the breakfast of the preceding day. – Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. " Well," said he, " will you take a sou now?" – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola