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 for Scot and lot
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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              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 and lot
      n 1: obligations of all kinds taken as a whole

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  SCOT AND LOT, Eng. law. The name of a customary contribution, laid upon all 
  the subjects according to their ability. 
  
  

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