stot

verb
\ ˈstät How to pronounce stot (audio) \
variants: or less commonly stott
stotted; stotting

Definition of stot

intransitive verb

: to bound with a stiff-legged gait the gazelle stotted when alarmed

First Known Use of stot

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stot

Scots & northern dialect stot to bounce, rebound

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“Stot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stott. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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