Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

Etymologies

Possibly a modification of Scottish Gaelic boiteag 'maggot' (Wiktionary)

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