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Definition of "scot and lot" [scot and lot]

  • A municipal tax formerly levied in Great Britain on the members of a community in proportion to their ability to pay. (noun)
  • Pay scot and lot To pay in full. (idiom)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scot and lot" in a sentence
  • "'Sblood, 'twas time to counterfeit, or that hot termagant Scot had paid me scot and lot too."