Scut

Scut

(?), n. [Cf. Icel. skott a fox's tail. 159.] [Obs.] The tail of a hare, or of a deer, or other animal whose tail is short, esp. when carried erect; hence, sometimes, the animal itself. "He ran like a scut." Skelton.
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How the Indian hare came to have a long tail, whereas that part in others attains no higher than a scut.
Sir T. Browne.
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My doe with the black scut.
Shak.
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