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Schot-wyndo, n. [ME and e.m.E. shotwyndowe (Chaucer), shot wyndow (16th c.), perhaps f. MDu., MLG a partition, a board for closing an opening, a piece of land marked off as separate, etc. f. as S(c)hot n.1 Cf. MDu. schotdore a sliding door, schotpoorte a portcullis. Also in the later dial. See also G. L. Pride Glossary of Scottish Building (1975) s.v. Schot window.] = S(c)hot n.2I … A schot wyndo onschet a litill on char, Persauyt the mornyng bla; Doug. vii Prol. 129.

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