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- n. The disease caused by the maggots of the horse bot fly when they infect the stomach of a horse.
- n. Infection by gadfly maggots under the skin of cows, or by sheep maggots in the frontal sinus of sheep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. See bots.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See bot.
Possibly a modification of Scottish Gaelic boiteag 'maggot' (Wiktionary)