British History. a municipal tax assessed proportionately upon the members of a community.
pay scot and lot, to pay in full; settle finally.
scot and lot
(Brit, history) a municipal tax paid by burgesses and others that came to be regarded as a qualification for the borough franchise in parliamentary elections (until the Reform Act of 1832)
noun 1. one of a Scottish breed of mountain sheep having a black face and growing long, coarse wool.
noun 1. a small, irregularly shaped, extremely hot chili pepper, the fruit of a variety of Capsicum chinense related to the habanero and ranging from yellow to red.
noun 1. the broom, Cytisus scoparius.
noun 1. a thick soup prepared from mutton, vegetables, and barley. Scotch broth noun 1. (Brit) a thick soup made from mutton, lamb, or beef stock, vegetables, and pearl barley