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Scot

 (skŏt)
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.]

scot

 (skŏt)
n.
Money assessed or paid.

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

Scot

(skɒt)
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Scotland
2. (Historical Terms) a member of a tribe of Celtic raiders from the north of Ireland who carried out periodic attacks against the British mainland coast from the 3rd century ad, eventually settling in N Britain during the 5th and 6th centuries
3. (Peoples) a member of a tribe of Celtic raiders from the north of Ireland who carried out periodic attacks against the British mainland coast from the 3rd century ad, eventually settling in N Britain during the 5th and 6th centuries

scot

(skɒt)

n.
an assessment or tax.
[1200–50; Middle English < Old Norse skattr tax, treasure; c. Old English gescot payment]

Scot

(skɒt)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Scotland.
2. a member of a group of Irish raiders who shortly before a.d. 500 established a kingdom in the territory of modern Argyll, introducing Gaelic speech and Irish Christianity to the area that became Scotland.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English Scottas (pl.) < Late Latin Scottī]
usage: See Scotch.

Scot.

1. Scotland.
2. Scottish.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scot - a native or inhabitant of ScotlandScot - a native or inhabitant of Scotland  
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Scotchwoman, Scotswoman - a woman who is a Scot
Glaswegian - an inhabitant of Glasgow
Highland Scot, Scottish Highlander, Highlander - a native of the Highlands of Scotland
Lowland Scot, Lowlander, Scottish Lowlander - a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
Translations
Skot
skotte
šotlanešotlanna
skotlantilainen
Škot
スコットランド人
스코틀랜드 사람
skotte
ชาวสกอต
người Scotland

Scot

[skɒt] Nescocés/esa m/f

Scot

[ˈskɒt] nÉcossais(e) m/f
the Scots → les Écossais mpl

Scot

nSchotte m, → Schottin f

Scot

[skɒt] nscozzese m/f
the Scots → gli scozzesi

scot

اِسْكُتْلانْدِيّ Skot skotte Schotte Σκωτσέζος escocés skotlantilainen Écossais Škot scozzese スコットランド人 스코틀랜드 사람 Schots skotte Szkot escocês шотландец skotte ชาวสกอต İskoç người Scotland 苏格兰人
References in classic literature ?
But it is not nature that an English-born man should love a Scot or a Frenchman.
We have seen French and Spanish galleys no further away than Southampton, but I doubt that it will be some time before the Scots find their way to these parts.
What these are (and in spite of their grim name they are quite innocent) no array of terms would render thinkable to the merely English intelligence; but to the Scot they often prove unctuously nourishing, and Mr.
Nicholson himself had a great fund of humour, of the Scots order - intellectual, turning on the observation of men; his own character, for instance - if he could have seen it in another - would have been a rare feast to him; but his son's empty guffaws over a broken plate, and empty, almost light-hearted remarks, struck him with pain as the indices of a weak mind.
Kennedy's countenance strikingly recalled that of Herbert Glendinning, as Sir Walter Scott has depicted it in "The Monastery"; his stature was above six feet; full of grace and easy movement, he yet seemed gifted with herculean strength; a face embrowned by the sun; eyes keen and black; a natural air of daring courage; in fine, something sound, solid, and reliable in his entire person, spoke, at first glance, in favor of the bonny Scot.
The Scot talked of the past; the doctor busily prepared for the future.
Immediately we halted, and though it was at a great distance, we fired, and sent them leaden bullets for wooden arrows, following our shot full gallop, to fall in among them sword in hand--for so our bold Scot that led us directed.
The company consisted of people of several nations, but there were above sixty of them merchants or inhabitants of Moscow, though of them some were Livonians; and to our particular satisfaction, five of them were Scots, who appeared also to be men of great experience in business, and of very good substance.
You only know the shell of a Scot until you have entered his home circle; in his office, in clubs, at social gatherings where you and he seem to be getting on so well he is really a house with all the shutters closed and the door locked.
From 1760 to 1763 Macpherson, then a young Highland Scots schoolmaster, published in rapid succession certain fragments of Gaelic verse and certain more extended works in poetical English prose which, he asserted, were part of the originals, discovered by himself, and translations, of the poems of the legendary Scottish bard Ossian, of the third Christian century.
John Anderson, My Jo'; reflective sentiment; feeling for nature; sympathy with animals; vigorous patriotism, as in 'Scots Wha Hae' (and Burns did much to revive the feeling of Scots for Scotland); deep tragedy and pathos; instinctive happiness; delightful humor; and the others.
Beyond the river was an advanced post belonging to Monk's army, which watched the enemy; it was composed of one hundred and fifty Scots.