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Scot.
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abbr.
1. Scotch
2. Scotland
3. Scottish

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
 
Scot (skŏt)
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n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Scotland.
b. A person of Scottish ancestry.
2. A member of the ancient Gaelic tribe that migrated to the northern part of Britain from Ireland in about the sixth century AD. See Usage Note at Scottish.

[From Middle English Scottes, Scotsmen, from Old English Scottas, Scotsmen, Irishmen, from Late Latin Scottī, Irishmen.]

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scot (skŏt)
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Money assessed or paid.

[Middle English, tax, partly from Old Norse skot and partly from Old French escot, of Germanic origin; see skeud- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

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