From Middle Dutch scot, schot, from Old Dutch *skot, from Proto-Germanic *skutą. Cognate with Old Norse skot, Old High German skoz.
schot n (plural schoten, diminutive schotje n)
- shot, act of shooting
- missile, projectile
From Middle Dutch scot (“partition”), from Old Dutch skut, skot. Further etymology unclear, but likely related to schutten.
schot n (plural schotten, diminutive schotje n)
- a divider that partitions a larger space into smaller ones (traditionally wooden planks, but could be made of any materials)