a drunkard.

before 1000; Middle English: fool, Old English sott < Medieval Latin sottus < ? Unabridged
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sot1 (sɒt)
1.  a habitual or chronic drunkard
2.  a person stupefied by or as if by drink
[Old English, from Medieval Latin sottus; compare French sot a fool]

sot2 (sɒt)
(Scot) indeed: used to contradict a negative statement: I am not! — You are sot!
[a variant of so1, altered to rhyme with not]

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Word Origin & History

late O.E. sott "stupid person, fool," from O.Fr. sot, from Gallo-Romance *sott- (cf. M.L. sottus, c.800), of uncertain origin, with cognates from Portugal to Germany. Meaning "one who is stupefied with drink" first recorded 1590s. As a verb, it is attested from late 14c. (implied in sotted); besot "affect
with a foolish manifestation" first recorded 1580.
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Example sentences
Sot it's not in the galactic plane but slightly above it.
What you say about chiropractic is obviously your opinion, not statements about facts, sot it is no reason to bother about that.
There appears to be some public interest in the millionaire and his millions, how he sot them and what he does with them.
The laborers had grown violent, smashing open several bales of sot weed and boldly liberating its contents.
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