Scott: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (skot), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1928, Canadian figure skater.
  2. 1795?–1858, a black slave whose suit for freedom (1857) was denied by the U.S. Supreme Courton the grounds that a slave was not a citizen and therefore could not sue in a federal court.
  3. 1862–1947, Canadian poet and public official.
  4. 1811–78, English architect.
  5. his grandson,1880–1960, English architect.
  6. 1868–1912, British naval officer and antarctic explorer.
  7. 1771–1832, Scottish novelist and poet.
  8. 1786–1866, U.S. general.
  9. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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