scop

[ skop ]
/ skɒp /

noun

an Old English bard or poet.

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Origin of scop

before 900; learned borrowing (19th century) of Old English scop; cognate with Old Norse skop mocking, Old High German skof derision
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British Dictionary definitions for scop

scop
/ (skɒp) /

noun

(in Anglo-Saxon England) a bard or minstrel

Word Origin for scop

Old English: related to Old Norse skop, skaup, Old High German scof, scopf poem
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