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scoot (v.)

1758, "run, fly, make off," perhaps originally nautical slang; 1805, "flow or gush out with force" (Scottish), of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse skjota "to shoot," related to shoot (v.). Related: Scooted; scooting. As a noun from 1864.

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Definitions of scoot

scoot (v.)
run or move very quickly or hastily;
Synonyms: dart / dash / scud / flash / shoot
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