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shoat

[shoht] /ʃoʊt/
noun
1.
Also, shote. a young, weaned pig.
2.
geep.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English shote; cognate with dialectal Dutch schote
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British Dictionary definitions for shoats

shoat

/ʃəʊt/
noun
1.
a piglet that has recently been weaned
Word Origin
C15: related to West Flemish schote
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Word Origin and History for shoats

shoat

n.

also shote, "a young weaned pig," early 15c., perhaps from a Low German word (cf. West Flemish schote "pig under 1 year old"), of unknown origin.

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