Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A horse; a stallion.
- n. A young ox; a steer.
- n. A weasel; a stoat. See cut under stoat.
- To stumble; walk irregularly; bounce in walking. Compare stoit.
- To rebound, as a ball.
- n. obsolete An inferior horse.
- n. An ox or bull.
- n. regional A heifer.
- n. Scotland, Northern England A bounce or rebound; a leap.
- v. intransitive, Scotland and Northern England To bounce, rebound or ricochet.
- v. transitive, Scotland and Northern England To make bounce, rebound or ricochet.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A horse.
- n. Prov. Eng. & Scot. A young bull or ox, especially one three years old.
- Possibly from Proto-Germanic compare Old Norse stauta. (Wiktionary)
“Coming up on today's program, a possible bright stot in the economy.”
“JACK CAFFERTY, CNN ANCHOR: Let me just go back here to this flood stot story.”
“Waverley only showed that he did not understand the state of the country, and of the political parties which divided it; and, standing matters as they did with Fergus Mac – Ivor Vich Ian Vohr, the Baron would make no concession to him, were it, he said, ‘to procure restitution in integrum of every stirk and stot that the chief, his forefathers, and his clan, had stolen since the days of Malcolm Canmore.’”
““And leave us neither stirk nor stot,” said the youngest brother, who now entered, “nor sheep nor lamb, nor aught that eats grass and corn.””
“(AR-uh-stot-l) One of the greatest ancient Greek philosophers, with a large influence on subsequent Western thought.”
“One of the lambs began to stot, bouncing on stiff legs with its nose almost touching its bunched hoofs.”
“And he lifted up a rung big eneuch to fell a stot, and let flee at the monkey; but Nosey was ower quick for him, and jumping aside, he lichted on a shelf before ane could say Jock Robinson.”
“I said I had a name for the thing; but they were no friends of mine who gave me the credit, and I never stole stot or quey in all my life.”
“Freud would say that in this way I was releasing sex energy, but I think that the infantile sense of power was at the root of my cruelty; here was I, a wee boy, controlling a big heavy stot.”
“Its neither your stot nor your staig I shall crave,”
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Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
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Just what it says. Words that end in -ot.
Words that sound like what they mean, but they're not *technically* onomatopoetic.
(another edit: this list is morphing into something I can't quite describe. But I still like it.)
inspired by the pronk discussion...
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