scatt

noun
\ ˈskat How to pronounce scatt (audio) \

Definition of scatt

archaic

First Known Use of scatt

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scatt

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

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“Scatt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scatt. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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