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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English scot, scott, from Old English scot, scott, sċeot, ġescot (contribution; payment; tax; fine), from Old Norse skot, from Proto-Germanic *skutą (that which is thrown or cast; projectile; missile), related to English shoot. Later influenced by Old French escot (Modern écot), itself of Germanic origin. More at shot.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɒt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

NounEdit

scot (plural scots)

  1. (Britain, historical) A local tax, paid originally to the lord or ruler and later to a sheriff.

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *excotō, from Latin excutiō. Compare Romanian scoate, scot.

VerbEdit

scot (past participle scoasã)

  1. I remove, take out.
  2. I wrest, wrench, snatch.
  3. I show, present.

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scot m (genitive singular scoit, nominative plural scoit)

  1. scot, reckoning
  2. picnic party (on raided food)

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skutą. Cognate with Old Frisian skot, Old Saxon sīlscot, Old High German scoz (German Schoß), Old Norse skot.

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sċot n (nominative plural sċot)

  1. shot, act of shooting
  2. missile, shot
  3. darting, rapid movement

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