Im a free sailor of Queen Bess and fear no scut of a Spaniard as ever twisted a thumb-screw.
Pinch its scut or bite its ears, and when it exclaims, "Miauw!"
On his head is a little round cap, with a tuft made out of a hare's or rabbit's scut.
Fluff-Button doubled away nimbly from his rush, but even so the dog's jaws snapped together just behind his scut.
The fox sprang at it, too late, for the white fangs closed emptily behind its scut.
Both male and female have a dark line down the back, rump, and scut.
The derivation of Mone, who makes scuz and scut altered forms of srot or srut, is not to be entertained.
How the Indian Hare came to have a long tail, whereas that part in others attains no higher than a scut?
scut; the tail of a hare or rabbit: often applied in scorn to a contemptible fellow:—'He's just a scut and nothing better.'
The white napkin whisked like the scut of a rabbit, and he bounded to my side.
"short, erect tail" (of a rabbit, hare, deer, etc.), 1520s; earlier "a hare" (mid-15c.), perhaps from Old Norse skjota "to shoot (with a weapon), launch, push, shove quickly" (cf. Norwegian skudda "to shove, push"), from PIE *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw" (see shoot (v.).
term of contempt for a person, 1873, of unknown origin.
[the 1500s slang use, ''vulva, cunt,'' and the standard use ''tail of a hare or deer,'' suggest a core sense ''tail, buttocks, ass,'' reinforced by British dialect skut, ''crouch down,'' and perhaps related to Old Norse skutr, ''stern of a ship''; scut meant ''little boy,'' perhaps fr Scots scudler, ''scullion, kitchen boy,'' among Scotch-Irish settlers in Pennsylvania]