sot

[ sot ]
/ sɒt /

noun

a drunkard.

Origin of sot

before 1000; Middle English: fool, Old English sott < Medieval Latin sottus < ?
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British Dictionary definitions for sot (1 of 2)

sot1
/ (sɒt) /

noun

a habitual or chronic drunkard
a person stupefied by or as if by drink

Derived forms of sot

sottish, adjective

Word Origin for sot

Old English, from Medieval Latin sottus; compare French sot a fool

British Dictionary definitions for sot (2 of 2)

sot2
/ (sɒt) /

adverb

Scot indeed: used to contradict a negative statementI am not! — You are sot!

Word Origin for sot

a variant of so 1, altered to rhyme with not
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