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scorzonera
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scot and lot
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Scot definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCOT,
SCOT'AL,
SCOT'ALE, n. [scot and ale.] In law, the keeping of an alehouse by the officer of a forest, and drawing people to spend their money for liquor, for fear of his displeasure.
SCOTCH, a. Pertaining to Scotland or its inhabitants. [See Scotish.]
SCOTCH. [See Scot, the verb.]
SCOTCH, v.t.
To cut with shallow incisions. Obs.
SCOTCH, n A slight cut or shallow incision.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a native or inhabitant of Scotland [syn: Scot, Scotsman, Scotchman]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse skot shot, contribution more at shot Date: 14th century money assessed or paid

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English Scottes Scots, from Old English Scottas from Late Latin Scotus Date: before 12th century 1. a member of a Celtic people of northern Ireland settling in Scotland about A.D. 500 2. a. a native or inhabitant of Scotland b. a person of Scottish descent

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a a native of Scotland. b a person of Scottish descent. 2 hist. a member of a Gaelic people that migrated from Ireland to Scotland around the 6th c. Etymology: OE Scottas (pl.) f. LL Scottus

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. hist. a payment corresponding to a modern tax, rate, etc. Phrases and idioms: pay scot and lot share the financial burdens of a borough etc. (and so be allowed to vote). scot-free unharmed; unpunished; safe. Etymology: ME f. ON skot & f. OF escot, of Gmc orig.: cf. SHOT(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scot Scot, n. A name for a horse. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scot Scot, n. [Cf. L. Skoti, pl., AS. Scotta, pl. Skottas, Sceottas.] A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scotsman, or Scotchman.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Scot Scot, n. [Icel. skot; or OF. escot, F. ['e]cot, LL. scottum, scotum, from a kindred German word; akin to AS. scot, and E. shot, shoot; cf. AS. sce['o]tan to shoot, to contribute. See Shoot, and cf. Shot.] A portion of money assessed or paid; a tax or contribution; a mulct; a fine; a shot. Scot and lot, formerly, a parish assessment laid on subjects according to their ability. [Eng.] --Cowell. Now, a phrase for obligations of every kind regarded collectivelly. Experienced men of the world know very well that it is best to pay scot and lot as they go along. --Emerson.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Scots) 1. A Scot is a person of Scottish origin. N-COUNT 2. Scots is a dialect of the English language that is spoken in Scotland. There are things you can express in Scots that you can't say in English. 3. Scots means the same as Scottish. ...his guttural Scots accent. ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Tax, contribution, custom. 2. Payment, fine, mulct, contribution, reckoning, shot. 3. Scotchman, native of Scotland.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A young bull.

Moby Thesaurus

account, admission, admission fee, allowance, anchorage, assessment, bill, blackmail, blood money, brokerage, carfare, cellarage, charge, charges, cover charge, demand, dockage, dues, emolument, entrance fee, exaction, exactment, fare, fee, footing, hire, hush money, initiation fee, license fee, mileage, pilotage, portage, reckoning, retainer, retaining fee, salvage, scot and lot, shot, stipend, storage, toll, towage, tribute, wharfage



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