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5 definitions found
 for Scot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scot \Scot\, n.
     A name for a horse. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scot \Scot\, n. [Cf. L. Skoti, pl., AS. Scotta, pl. Skottas,
     Sceottas.]
     A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scotsman, or Scotchman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
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              Experienced men of the world know very well that it
              is best to pay scot and lot as they go along.
                                                    --Emerson.
        [1913 Webster] Scotal

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  44 Moby Thesaurus words for "scot":
     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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