scout

  • 1scout — scout, scoute [ skut ] n. m. et adj. • 1910; angl. boy scout, de scout « éclaireur » ♦ Enfant, adolescent faisant partie d un mouvement de scoutisme. ⇒ boy scout, compagnon, éclaireur, louveteau, pionnier; guide, 2. jeannette. Les scouts de… …

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  • 2SCOUT eh! — is an organization of registered Scouts Canada members dedicated to transforming Scouts Canada into a democratic association . The name is an acronym for Scouts Canada Ordinary member Unity Taskforce Association .SCOUT eh! was founded in August,… …

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  • 3Scout — bezeichnet: Späher, ein Kundschafter, Informationssammler Pfadfinder, in der Erziehungsbewegung für Kinder und Jugendliche Scout (Internet), Suchverzeichnisse oder Personen für Spezialthemen Scout (Sport), im Profisport eine Person, die… …

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  • 4Scout — Scout, n. [OF. escoute scout, spy, fr. escouter, escolter, to listen, to hear, F. [ e]couter, fr. L. auscultare, to hear with attention, to listen to. See {Auscultation}.] 1. A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Scout — Scout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scouting}.] 1. To observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout. [1913 Webster] Take more men, And scout him round. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 6Scout — 〈[ skaʊt] m. 6; engl. Bez. für〉 Pfadfinder [engl., „Weggefährte“ <mengl. scouten <afrz. escouter „zuhören“ <lat. auscultare] * * * Scout [ska̮ut ], der; s, s [engl. scout = Kundschafter < mengl. scoute < afrz. escoute, über das… …

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  • 7scout — s.m. e f.inv. agg.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. s.m. e f.inv., boy scout 2. agg.inv., relativo ai boy scout: campeggio scout, capo scout {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1927. ETIMO: propr. accorc. di boy scout …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 8scout — ► NOUN 1) a soldier or other person sent ahead of a main force to gather information about the enemy. 2) (also Scout) a member of the Scout Association, a boys organization with the aim of developing their character through outdoor and other… …

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  • 9Scout — (skout), v. t. [Icel. sk[=u]ta a taunt; cf. Icel. sk[=u]ta to jut out, skota to shove, skj[=o]ta to shoot, to shove. See {Shoot}.] To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology …

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  • 10Scout — Scout, v. i. To go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout. [1913 Webster] With obscure wing Scout far and wide into the realm of night. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11Scout — (skout), n. [Icel. sk[=u]ta a small craft or cutter.] A swift sailing boat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So we took a scout, very much pleased with the manner and conversation of the passengers. Pepys. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12Scout — Scout, n. [Icel. sk[=u]ta to jut out. Cf. {Scout} to reject.] A projecting rock. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13scout — / skaʊt/, it. / skaut/ s. ingl. [abbrev. di boy scout esploratore ], usato in ital. al masch. e al femm. (educ.) [ragazzo o ragazza appartenente al movimento dello scoutismo] ▶◀ boy scout. ‖ giovane esploratore …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 14scout — scout; scout·er; scout·ing·ly; …

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  • 15scout — scout1 [skout] n. [ME scoute < OFr escoute < escouter, escolter, to hear < VL ascultare, for L auscultare, to listen: see AUSCULTATION] 1. a soldier, ship, or plane sent to spy out the strength, movements, etc. of the enemy ☆ 2. a person …

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  • 16Scout — [skaut] der; [s], s <aus engl. scout »Kundschafter, Späher, Pfadfinder«, dies über älter engl. scoute aus altfr. escoute, dies über das Vulgärlat. aus lat. auscultare, vgl. ↑auskultieren>: 1. a) Pfadfinder; vgl. ↑Boyscout; …

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  • 17scout — [n] person who is searching, investigating advance, adventurer, detective, escort, explorer, guard, lookout, outpost, outrider, patrol, picket, pioneer, precursor, reconnoiterer, recruiter, runner, sleuth, spotter, spy, vanguard; concepts 348,358 …

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  • 18scout — index forerunner, observe (watch), patrol, pioneer, precede, precursor, reject, search …

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  • 19Scout — 〈 [skaʊt] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 Pfadfinder [Etym.: engl., »Weggefährte« <mengl. scouten <afrz. escouter »zuhören« <lat. auscultare] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 20scout — vb scorn, *despise, contemn, disdain Analogous words: flout, *scoff, sneer, jeer: deride, taunt, mock, *ridicule …

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