scop

noun
\ ˈshōp How to pronounce scop (audio) , 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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“Scop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scop. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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