来自古英语 scotfreo,免税，免征，来自 scot,征税，上交给国王的税，来自古诺斯语 skot,贡金， 纳贡，字面意思为射出，投出，词源同 shot,shoot,-freo,免除，即 free.引申比喻义免于受罚， 逃脱惩罚等。
- scot-free: see shot
- scot-free (adj.)
- Old English scotfreo "exempt from royal tax," from scot "royal tax," from Old Norse skot "contribution," literally "a shooting, shot; thing shot, missile," from PIE *skeud- "to shoot, chase, throw" (see shoot (v.); the Old Norse verb form, skjota, has a secondary sense of "transfer to another; pay") + freo (see free (adj.)). First element related to Old English sceotan "to pay, contribute," Dutch schot, German Schoß "tax, contribution." French écot "share" (Old French escot) is from Germanic.
- 1. The capacities of the columns studied are a little higher than that of SCOT.
- 2. Meanwhile steam consumption can be saved by about 15 % with the cascade SCOT process.
- 3. The 42-year-old Scot has guided the team to victory in three of their last five games.
- 4. I am a hardy and a vigourous Scot.
- 5. His accent proclaimed that he was a Scot.
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