Word History


Middle English scat, from Old Norse skattr; akin to Old English sceat property, money, a small coin, Old Church Slavonic skotŭ domestic animal

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scatt was in the 13th century

Dictionary Entries Near scatt

Cite this Entry

“Scatt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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