scot and lot


: a parish assessment formerly laid on subjects in Great Britain according to their ability to pay
: obligations of all kinds taken as a whole

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of scot and lot was in the 15th century

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“Scot and lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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