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Noun: Scott  skót
  1. 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)
    - Dred Scott
     
  2. British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)
    - Walter Scott, Sir Walter Scott
     
  3. United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
    - Winfield Scott
     
  4. Award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
    - George C. Scott
     
  5. English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    - Robert Scott, Robert Falcon Scott

Derived forms: Scotts

Type of: actor, adventurer, author, explorer, full general, general, histrion, player, role player, slave, thespian, writer

Encyclopedia: Scott, Ohio