Complete Definition of "scot"

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English

Etymology
From ON. skot, later influenced by OF. escot (modern écot), itself of Germanic origin. Compare shot.

Pronunciation
IPA|/skÉt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Ét|-Ét

Noun
en-noun

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

Derived terms
scotale
scot and lot
scot-free

Related terms
escot
shot
shout


Old English
Etymology
From Germanic *skot-. Cognate with Old Frisian skot, Old Saxon silscot|sÄ«lscot, Old High German scoz (German SchoÃ), Old Norse skot.

Pronunciation
IPA|/Êot/
audio|en-us-scot.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
scot n (plural same)

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

Descendants
English shot

Alternative spellings
sceot|scÄot

Category:Old English nouns

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