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bott1

[bot] /bɒt/
noun
1.
bot1 .

bott2

[bot] /bɒt/
noun
1.
Metallurgy. a conical knob, mounted on a rod, for stopping temporarily the flow of molten metal or slag from a blast furnace or cupola.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; perhaps special use of dial. bot (now obsolete) iron tool for marking sheep, itself special use of Middle English botte (variant of bat1) shepherd's crook
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British Dictionary definitions for bott

bot1

/bɒt/
noun
1.
the larva of a botfly, which typically develops inside the body of a horse, sheep, or man
2.
any similar larva
3.
(NZ, informal) a mild illness in humans
See also bots
Word Origin
C15: probably from Low German; related to Dutch bot, of obscure origin

bott

/bɒt/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of bot1
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