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[shoht] /ʃoʊt/
shoat (def 1). Unabridged
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  • You pulled on him just as if he was a three-hundred pound shote.

    A Spoil of Office Hamlin Garland
  • I may sell the other shote next week and make up the balance of what you wanted.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • Co'se de cunjuh man did n' hab ter wuk his roots but a little w'ile 'fo' he foun' out who tuk his shote, en den de trouble begun.

    The Conjure Woman Charles W. Chesnutt
  • T was a little bit of a shote—not a hog—just a shote, Poney—no bigger'n a lump of anthracite—I saw it—that made all the mess.

    The Day's Work, Volume 1 Rudyard Kipling
  • At those days the yoemen had their lymmes at lybertie, and their jackes were longe and easy to shote in.

  • I thought if he come to-day he'd like to see 'er, 'cause he useter tote her roun' on his back when she warn't big'r'n a shote.

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Looking up, he saw a half grown hog near by, and quickly replied, 'Give me the cubic inches of that shote.'

    Thirty Years in the Itinerancy Wesson Gage Miller
  • Mutton, pork, shote and veal should be well done, but beef should be cooked rare.

    Housekeeping in Old Virginia Marion Cabell Tyree
  • Old Romulus Ramsour sorter wanted sum fresh meat, and so he shot my shote in the woods, and was catched carrying him home.

  • After carrying the shote into the edge of the swamp, bruin had stopped and made a hasty meal upon the porker.

British Dictionary definitions for shote


a variant spelling of shoat
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