If a friend sends you a suspicious chat, ask them a question a bot would not be able to answer.
Spang has been holdin' on t' de seat wit' bot' hands, but he let go wit' one t' fire at us.
bot, zere, you makes me chadderbox, and dakes op all my dime!
The lady stamped wi' hir foot, And winked wi' hir ee; bot a' that she coud say or do, Forbidden he wad nae bee.
bot, vorst of all, his vife vould veel no bity for his fate!
bot since he was punished for thee, thow shalt not be punished.
His bot'l' was probably an old one, which did its work too slowly.
He wauld nae tell the man his errand, Though he stude at the gait; bot straiht into the ha' he cam, Quhair they were set at meit.
bot,” said Isobell, sorrowfully, “now I haw no power at all.
bottle, bot′l, n. a hollow vessel for holding liquids: the contents of such a vessel: the habit of drinking.
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.
networking, chat, World-Wide Web
(From "robot") Any type of autonomous software that operates as an agent for a user or a program or simulates a human activity. On the Internet, the most popular bots are programs (called spiders or crawlers) used for searching. They access web sites, retrieve documents and follow all the hypertext links in them; then they generate catalogs that are accessed by search engines.
A chatbot converses with humans (or other bots). A shopbot searches the Web to find the best price for a product. Other bots (such as OpenSesame) observe a user's patterns in navigating a website and customises the site for that user.
Knowbots collect specific information from websites.