scop

noun
\ˈshōp, ˈskōp, ˈskäp\

Definition of scop 

: an Old English bard or poet

First Known Use of scop

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scop

Old English; akin to Old High German schof poet

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The first known use of scop was before the 12th century

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