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sot

[sot] /sɒt/
noun
1.
a drunkard.
Origin of sot
1000
before 1000; Middle English: fool, Old English sott < Medieval Latin sottus < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for sot

sot1

/sɒt/
noun
1.
a habitual or chronic drunkard
2.
a person stupefied by or as if by drink
Derived Forms
sottish, adjective
Word Origin
Old English, from Medieval Latin sottus; compare French sot a fool

sot2

/sɒt/
adverb
1.
(Scot) indeed: used to contradict a negative statement: I am not! — You are sot!
Word Origin
a variant of so1, altered to rhyme with not
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Word Origin and History for sot
n.

late Old English sott "stupid person, fool," from Old French sot, from Gallo-Romance *sott- (cf. Medieval Latin sottus, c.800), of uncertain origin, with cognates from Portugal to Germany. Surviving meaning "one who is stupefied with drink" first recorded 1590s. As a verb, it is attested from c.1200, but usually besot.

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Related Abbreviations for sot

SOT

Society of Toxicology
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