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Meaning of SCOT

Pronunciation:  skât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a native or inhabitant of Scotland
 

SCOT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Scotchman, Scotsman
 
 See Also: European, Glaswegian, Highlander, Lowlander, Scotchwoman, Scotland, Scotswoman, Scottish Highlander

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scot\, n.
    A name for a horse. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Scot\, n. [Cf. L. Skoti, pl., AS. Scotta, pl. Skottas,
    Sceottas.]
    A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scotsman, or Scotchman.
    
    
  3. \Scot\, n. [Icel. skot; or OF. escot, F. ['e]cot, LL.
    scottum, scotum, from a kindred German word; akin to AS.
    scot, and E. shot, shoot; cf. AS. sce['o]tan to shoot, to
    contribute. See {Shoot}, and cf. {Shot}.]
    A portion of money assessed or paid; a tax or contribution; a
    mulct; a fine; a shot.
    
    {Scot and lot}, formerly, a parish assessment laid on
       subjects according to their ability. [Eng.] --Cowell. Now,
       a phrase for obligations of every kind regarded
       collectivelly.
    
             Experienced men of the world know very well that it
             is best to pay scot and lot as they go along.
                                                   --Emerson.
    
    
 

 

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