Definition of Scot and lot
1. Noun. Obligations of all kinds taken as a whole.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Scot And Lot
Literary usage of Scot and lot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History by Charles Gross (1890)
"This fact alone would lead us to presume that' scot and lot,' to which they as brethren were subject, had the signification that we have assigned to it; ..."
2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"THE expression " Scot and Lot," which has been brought very much into notice during recent political discussions, does not convey to our minds in the ..."
3. How the World Votes: The Story of Democratic Development in Elections by Charles Seymour, Donald Paige Frary (1918)
"This franchise was known as the "scot and lot" franchise. ... On the whole, it merely signified that persons paying scot and lot were prosperous and ..."
4. Electoral Reform in England and Wales: The Development and Operation of the by Charles Seymour (1915)
"... rights — scot and lot, burgage, corporation, and freeman qualifications — Suggested abolition of ancient rights — Opposition of the ministers to freeman ..."
5. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"Bear " is, however, applied to both, as in the phrase " bearing neither Scot, Lot, nor other Charges " (Cowel, Scot). Vf, as to Scot and Lot Boroughs, ..."
6. Electoral Reform in England and Wales: The Development and Operation of the by Charles Seymour (1915)
"... Borough franchises, new and old — The ancient rights — scot and lot, burgage, corporation, and freeman qualifications — Suggested abolition of ancient ..."
7. Antient Parliamentary Elections: A History Showing how Parliaments Were by Homersham Cox (1868)
"Scot and Lot,.—The Antiquity and Etymology of Scot and Lot, 166.—How assessed, 167.—All Householders of Boroughs reckoned as Surf/esses in Domesday, ..."