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Etymology 1Edit

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)

  1. shot, act of shooting
  2. missile, projectile
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch scot (partition), from Old Dutch skut, skot. Further etymology unclear, but likely related to schutten. Compare German Schott.


schot n (plural schotten, diminutive schotje n)

  1. a divider that partitions a larger space into smaller ones (traditionally wooden planks, but could be made of any materials)
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