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[Middle English, fool, from Old English sott, from Old French sot.]
1. a habitual or chronic drunkard
2. a person stupefied by or as if by drink
[Old English, from Medieval Latin sottus; compare French sot a fool]
Scot indeed: used to contradict a negative statement: I am not! — You are sot!.
[a variant of so1, altered to rhyme with not]
[before 1000; Middle English: fool, Old English sott < Medieval Latin sottus]
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|Noun||1.||sot - a chronic drinker |
alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, souse, soaker - a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually