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English

Etymology

From Old Norse skot, later influenced by Old French escot (modern écot), itself of Germanic origin. Compare shot.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
scot

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

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Old English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

scot n. (plural same)

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

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