Sot (?), n. [F., fr. LL. sottus; of unknown origin, cf. Ir. sotal pride, soithir proud, or Chald. & NHeb. shoten foolish.]

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 dified baboon. Oldham.

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.

 

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Sot (?), a.

Sottish; foolish; stupid; dull.

[Obs.] "Rich, but sot."

Marston.

 

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Sot, v. t.

To stupefy; to infatuate; to besot.

[R.]

I hate to see a brave, bold fellow sotted. Dryden.

 

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Sot, v. i.

To tipple to stupidity.

[R.]

Goldsmith.

 

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