also stott intransitive verb (stotted; stotting) Etymology: Scots & northern dialect stot to bounce, rebound Date: 1801 to bound with a stiff-legged gait <
the gazelle stotted when alarmed

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  • Stot — This interesting surname with variant spellings Stode, Stot, Stott, etc.. is derived from the Medieval English Stott meaning a bullock and was originally given as a metonymic occupational name to a keeper of the animals. The surname is first… …   Surnames reference

  • stot — I. noun also stott ˈstät ( s) Etymology: Middle English stot, stott, from Old English stot; akin to Middle Low German stūt thigh, buttocks, Old High German stiuz buttocks, Old Norse stūtr horn, stump, ox, Old High German stōzan to thrust, push… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stot — 1. noun a) An ox or bull. b) A heifer. 2. verb a) To bounce, rebound or ricochet …   Wiktionary

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