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Definition of "botts" [botts]

  • The disease caused by the maggots of the horse bot fly when they infect the stomach of a horse. (noun)
  • Infection by gadfly maggots under the skin of cows, or by sheep maggots in the frontal sinus of sheep. (noun)

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Use "botts" in a sentence
  • "These larvæ are also found in the stomachs of horses, whom they sometimes destroy; another species of them adhere to the anus of horses, and creep into the lowest bowel, and are called botts; and another species enters the frontal sinus of sheep, occasioning a vertigo called the turn."
  • "He even has a special name for fuzz balls: boo botts."
  • "As part of this discussion on the TALO list, botts came up with a great fear list:"