Lane and bott did not respond to multiple requests for comment by The Daily Beast.
In fact, he told bott that he would rather sit the race out than vote for a Mormon or President Obama.
"All right, squire; here it is," returned bott, and handed over the epistle.
Warm the bott, say I, and you will warm the heart too; and all goes right.
Mr. bott was a person who certainly had had some success in life and who had won it for himself.
"And Mr. bott is coming," Mr. Palliser had said to his wife.
bott never made his appearance without somebody recognizing him as a dear departed friend.
But Mr. bott was sometimes honoured by a few words with the Duke.
There he lived, in conjunction with his friend bott, and here he worked hard at his Roman History.
Mr. bott also had declared that Lady Glencora was very young.
in Internet sense, c.2000, short for robot. Its modern use has curious affinities with earlier uses, e.g. "parasitical worm or maggot" (1520s), of unknown origin; and Australian-New Zealand slang "worthless, troublesome person" (World War I-era). The method of minting new slang by clipping the heads off words does not seem to be old or widespread in English. Examples (za from pizza, zels from pretzels, rents from parents) are American English student or teen slang and seem to date back no further than late 1960s.
The parasitic larva of a botfly.
bots A disease of mammals, especially cattle and horses, caused by infestation of the stomach or intestines with botfly larvae.