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Pronunciation : Sot
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F., fr. LL. sottus; of unknown origin, cf. Ir. sotal pride, soithir proud, or Chald. & NHeb. shoten foolish.]
Definition : 1. A stupid person; a blockhead; a dull fellow; a dolt. [Obs.] outh. In Egypt oft has seen the sot bow down, And reverence some dOldham.

2. A person stupefied by excessive drinking; an habitual drunkard. "A brutal sot." Granville. Every sign That calls the staring sots to nasty wine. Roscommon.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sot
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Sottish; foolish; stupid; dull. [Obs.] "Rich, but sot." Marston.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sot
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot. [R.] I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted. Dryden.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Sot
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To tipple to stupidity. [R.] Goldsmith.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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