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ST 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of stot

stot tsot sott ostt tost otst stto tsto stto tsto ttso ttso sott ostt stot tsot otst tost tots otts ttos ttos otts tots

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Definitions and meaning of stot


Etymology 1

From Old English stot, stotte (a hack, jade, or worthless horse), in turn from Old Norse stútr. Compare Swedish stut (a bull), Danish stud (an ox). Confer stoat.


stot (plural stots)

  1. (obsolete) An inferior horse.
  2. An ox or bull.
  3. (regional) A heifer.

Etymology 2

Likely derived from Middle Dutch stoten (to push) or Middle Low German stôten, from Proto-Germanic *stautaną (to push, jolt, bump), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewd-, from *(s)tew- (to push, hit). Also compare Middle English steten (to thrust, strike, push, knock down), Old Norse stauta and steyta (whence Danish støde), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌿𐍄𐌰𐌽 (stautan), Old Saxon stotan.

Alternative forms

  • stott


stot (plural stots)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) A bounce or rebound
    • 1955, Robin Jenkins, The Cone-Gatherers, Canongate 2012, p. 148:
      Instead of dropping the golden cones safely into his bag he let them dribble out of his hands so that, in the expectancy before the violence of the storm, the tiny stots from one transfigured branch to another could be clearly heard.
  2. (zoology, of quadrupeds) A leap using all four legs at once.


stot (third-person singular simple present stots, present participle stotting or stottin, simple past and past participle stotted)

  1. (intransitive, Scotland and Northern England) To bounce, rebound or ricochet.
    • 1996, Alasdair Gray, ‘Lack of Money’, Canongate 2012 (Every Short Story 1951-2012), p. 285:
      ‘I've plenty of money in my bank – and I have my cheque book here – could one of you cash a cheque for five pounds? – I promise it won't stot.’
  2. (transitive, Scotland and Northern England) To make bounce, rebound or ricochet.
  3. (transitive, Scotland and Northern England) To stumble.
  4. (intransitive, zoology, of quadrupeds) To leap using all four legs at once.
    Synonym: pronk
  5. (obsolete) To strike, push, shove. [–16th c.]

Derived terms

  • stotter
  • stottie

Further reading

  • stotting on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Frank Graham (1987) The New Geordie Dictionary, →ISBN
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
  • stot in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4
  • OED 2nd edition 1989
  • Middle English Dictionary Entry for "steten"
  • stot in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obtund in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • Den Danske Ordbog - støde


  • TSTO, tost, tots


Alternative forms

  • stotte


Likely derived from Middle Dutch stoten. Also compare Old Norse stauta. Related to Dutch stoten (to push; to bump), German stoßen (to push; to bump; to jolt; to kick; to thrust).


  • IPA(key): /stɔt/


stot (third-person singular present stots, present participle stottin, past stottit, past participle stottit)

  1. To bounce, rebound, ricochet.


stot (plural stots)

  1. A bounce, rebound.


  • “stot” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

  • STORYTELLING, the craft of telling stories.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)