Definition of Scott

1. Noun. Award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999).

Exact synonyms: George C. Scott
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian

2. Noun. English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912).
Exact synonyms: Robert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer

3. Noun. United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866).
Exact synonyms: Winfield Scott
Generic synonyms: Full General, General

4. Noun. British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832).
Exact synonyms: Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

5. Noun. United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858).
Exact synonyms: Dred Scott
Generic synonyms: Slave

Definition of Scott

1. Proper noun. An English ethnic surname for someone with Scottish ancestry. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scott

Scotland Yard
Scots English
Scots Gaelic
Scots heather
Scots pine
Scott's Spleenwort
Scott-Wilson reagent
Scott Joplin
Scott operation
Scottish Borders
Scottish Deerhound

Literary usage of Scott

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Ladies' 11 J 33:47 My '16 scott, Charles Ernest China: the corning power. ... Am City 15:195+ Ag '16 scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 How a California town ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"English R 29:104 Ag '19 scott, Colin Alexander Spontaneous activities of ... Class J 11:278-84 F '16 scott. Ernest Findlay Hellenistic mysticism of the ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to 1900 by George Smith, Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1897)
"Mrs. Skene, like her husband, was highly respects! by scott, who writes of her (Journal, i. 75> that she was ' a most excellent •i. tenderly fond of Sophia. ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Ladles' HJ 34:41 D '17 scott, Arthur Pearson Constitutional aspects of the ... Pol Scl Q 31:558-77 D '18 scott, Charles Ernest Some relics of old China. ..."

5. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"scott, AA Thermal expansion of soins, of gelatin in water, 172. scott, AP Pure Fe, ... P. В. В. scott, KJ Mitochondria and granules of vital azo dyes. 2391. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1907)
"The influence of scott, on the contrary, was that of an ideal creator; it was his function to enlarge on the Continent, as in England, the domain of ..."

7. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1916)
"scott, Dred. See Dred scott. scott, Ernest, "Matthew Flinders", reviewed, 20. 881. ... scott, HM, on teaching med. hist., 13. 444- scott, Jas. See Monmouth. ..."

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