scot and lot


scot and lot

noun

  1. British History. a municipal tax assessed proportionately upon the members of a community.

Idioms

  1. pay scot and lot, to pay in full; settle finally.

noun

  1. British 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)

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