Complete Definition of "stot"

English
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Etymology 1
From OE. term|stot|langang, term|stotte||a hack, jade, or worthless horse|langang, ON. term|stútr|langnon. Compare Swedish term|stut||a bull|langsv, Danish term|stud||an ox|lang=da. Confer term|stoat.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete An inferior horse.
  2. An ox or bull.
  3. context|regional A heifer.

Etymology 2
Possibly from CG. compare Old Norse term|stauta|lang=non.

Alternative spellings
stott

Noun
en-noun

  1. Scotland A bounce or rebound; a leap.

Verb
en-verb|stots|stotting or stottin|stotted|stotted

  1. context|intransitive|Scotland|and|Northern England To bounce, rebound or ricochet.

#: Me heed was stottin this mornin.

  1. context|transitive|Scotland|and|Northern England To make bounce, rebound or ricochet.

Synonyms
pronk

References
R:New Geordie Dictionary 1987
R:Northeast Dialect 2005
R:1913
R:Northumberland 1880
OED 2nd edition 1989


Scots

Alternative spellings
stotte

Etymology
Origin uncertain, see English etymology.

Pronunciation
IPA|/stÉt/

Verb
sco-verb|stot|t|it

  1. To bounce, rebound, ricochet.

Noun
sco-noun

  1. A bounce, rebound.

References
R:DSL

fr:stot
vi:stot

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