scot and lot

noun

Definition of scot and lot

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

First Known Use of scot and lot

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Scot and lot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scot%20and%20lot. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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