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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Definitions for shoat

  1. Also, shote. a young, weaned pig.
  2. geep.

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Citations for shoat
He give 'em to Pa for a shoat. We never did know where he got that wire. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, 1939
Them Irish mans is so tickled they's pink as a shoat all over. Jack Kerouac, Pic, 1971
Origin of shoat
late Middle English
Shoat has been in English since the 1300s. It comes from the late Middle English shote and is related to the dialectal Dutch schote.
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