1 [skuht]
a short tail, especially that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.

1400–50; late Middle English: hare < Old Norse skutr stern Unabridged


2 [skuht]
noun Slang.
a worthless, contemptible person.

1870–75; origin uncertain; perhaps continuation of Scots and dial. scout, scoot, Middle English scoute in same sense; perhaps noun use of Scots scout to spurt, squirt out, scoot Unabridged
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scut (skʌt)
the short tail of animals such as the deer and rabbit
[C15: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse skutr end of a vessel, Icelandic skott tail]

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scut definition

  1. n.
    a despicable person. (Teens and collegiate.) : It's scuts like that who give all us really rad kids a bad name.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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