What does SCOT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scot, Scotsman, Scotchman(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Scotland

Wiktionary

  1. Scot(ProperNoun)

    A person born in or native to Scotland.

    Etymology: Scottas, from Scotti.

  2. scot(Noun)

    A local tax, paid originally to the lord or ruler and later to a sheriff.

    Etymology: Scottas, from Scotti.

  3. Scot(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of rare usage, variant of Scott.

    Etymology: From Old English Scottas ("people from Ireland, Irishmen") , from Late Latin Scotti.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scot(noun)

    a name for a horse

    Etymology: [Icel. skot; or OF. escot, F. cot, LL. scottum, scotum, from a kindred German word; akin to AS. scot, and E. shot, shoot; cf. AS. scetan to shoot, to contribute. See Shoot, and cf. Shot.]

  2. Scot(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scotsman, or Scotchman

    Etymology: [Icel. skot; or OF. escot, F. cot, LL. scottum, scotum, from a kindred German word; akin to AS. scot, and E. shot, shoot; cf. AS. scetan to shoot, to contribute. See Shoot, and cf. Shot.]

  3. Scot(noun)

    a portion of money assessed or paid; a tax or contribution; a mulct; a fine; a shot

    Etymology: [Icel. skot; or OF. escot, F. cot, LL. scottum, scotum, from a kindred German word; akin to AS. scot, and E. shot, shoot; cf. AS. scetan to shoot, to contribute. See Shoot, and cf. Shot.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scot

    skot, n. a payment, esp. a customary tax—also Shot.—adj. Scot′-free, free from scot or payment: untaxed: unhurt, safe.—Scot and lot, an old legal phrase embracing all parochial assessments for the poor, the church, lighting, cleansing, and watching. [A.S. scot, sceotscéotan, to shoot.]

  2. Scot

    skot, n. a native of Scotland: one of the Scoti or Scots, a Celtic race who migrated from Ireland—the original Scotia—before the end of the 5th century.—n. Scō′tia, Scotland.—Scots Greys, a famous regiment of dragoons, established in 1683; Scots Guards, the Scottish force which served the kings of France from 1418 down to the battle of Minden (1759), nominally retained, however, down to 1830: a well-known regiment of Guards in the British army, formerly Scots Fusiliers.—Pound Scots, 1s. 8d. [A.S. Scottas, the Scots. Further ety. quite uncertain, whether Gael. sguit, a wanderer, Gr. Skythēs, a Scythian, &c.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. scot

    Anglo-Saxon sceat. A share of anything; a contribution in fair proportion.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SCOT' in Nouns Frequency: #2227

Anagrams for SCOT »

  1. cots, COTS

  2. cost

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCOT in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SCOT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of SCOT in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Rose:

    It really is antithetical to most fair-minded people and jurists to allow this old defense to potentially let someone off scot-free.

  2. Fred Guttenberg:

    I have no comment except to say rot in hell, Scot Peterson, fred Guttenberg could have saved some of the 17. Fred Guttenberg could have saved my daughter. Fred Guttenberg did not and then Fred Guttenberg lied about it and Fred Guttenberg deserve the misery coming Fred Guttenberg way.

  3. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    I'm afraid you don't get off scot-free just because you say, 'I've seen the error of my ways,' if you commit serious crimes, you should face serious punishment, and as far as I'm concerned, that will always be the case.

  4. Sir Arnold Bax:

    A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing.

  5. Adam Loewy:

    I think that it is further proof that the legal system protects police officers for criminal responsibility no matter what they do, and I believe that this shows that a Black man can be executed, literally in broad daylight, shot in the back of the neck, and a police officer can get off scot-free on a legal technicality.

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