Scott

Primary Meanings of Scott

1.
n
British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)
2.
n
United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)
3.
n
English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
4.
n
United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
5.
n
award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
Full Definitions of Scott
1

n British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

Synonyms:
Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
2

n United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)

Synonyms:
Dred Scott
Example of:
slave
a person who is owned by someone
3

n English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

Synonyms:
Robert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott
Example of:
adventurer, explorer
someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
4

n United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)

Synonyms:
Winfield Scott
Example of:
full general, general
a general officer of the highest rank
5

n award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)

Synonyms:
George C. Scott
Example of:
actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian
a theatrical performer

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