Definition of Shotts
1. shott [n] - See also: shott
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shotts
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Literary usage of Shotts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1893)
"Its chief affluent, the Wed Miya, resembles the main stream in its general appearance, presenting a series of small basins, depressions, and shotts, ..."
2. Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Staistical by Francis Hindes Groome (1885)
"After the Reformation, Bothwell, shotts, and Monkland were all attended to by the minister of Bothwell, and afterwards this grouping was altered to shotts, ..."
3. The Past in the Present: What is Civilization? by Arthur Mitchell (1881)
"Just as the shotts of a highly-bred flock of sheep are inferior to the entirety of a flock which is lower in breeding, so the people of the slums of our ..."
4. A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1854)
"... he was calculated to have converted a thousand persons in as effectual a manner as he had done the five hundred at shotts. Such extensive utility is, ..."
5. The Economic Geology of the Central Coal-field of Scotland, Description of by Charles Thomas Clough, Ernest Masson Anderson, James Simpson Grant Wilson, Robert George Carruthers, Charles Hawker Dinham, Murray Macgregor (1920)
"West of Overton village it is nowhere known to be of value; a bore near Cambusnethan House records a 7-inch coal lying 8 fms. below the shotts Gas, ..."
6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"501 ; shotts v. Poe, 47 Md. 513, 518, 28 Am. Rep. 485. The general rule is that, where a bequest or devise is made in a will to "children," the word refers ..."