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stot

intransitive verb \ˈstät\

Definition of stot

stottedstotting

  1. :  to bound with a stiff-legged gait <the gazelle stotted when alarmed>



Variants of stot

also stott \ˈstät\

Origin of stot

Scots & northern dialect stot to bounce, rebound


First Known Use: 1801


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