a short tail, especially that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
Other definitions for scut (2 of 2)
a worthless, contemptible person.
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How to use scut in a sentence
A dozen scuts whisked in the air, and then vanished into the hedgerow.Lives of the Fur Folk | M. D. Haviland
And I was surprised at what the young scuts knew—God save thim!The Boy Scouts Book of Stories | Various
Rabbits have made pitfalls in the loose, yellow sand, and we see their white scuts as vanishing points in the darkness.Poachers and Poaching | John Watson
When they first appeared the place was alive with rabbits, who hurried to their burrows with a flash of white scuts.Mary Gray | Katharine Tynan
There may be scuts uv spalpeens that won't work at any time for anything or anybody at all.Samba | Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for scut
the short tail of animals such as the deer and rabbit
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