schoot

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch schote, schuete, the same as scheut.

Noun[edit]

schoot m (plural schoten, diminutive schootje n)

  1. The act(ivity) of shooting
  2. (metonymically) A shot; the projectile; the range
  3. A vegetal shoot
  4. (figuratively) Various movements
  5. A shot, some liquid (especially liquor) poured in one movement
  6. A wedge
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Verb[edit]

schoot

  1. singular past indicative of schieten

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch schoot, from Old Dutch *skōt, from Proto-Germanic *skautaz.

Noun[edit]

schoot m (plural schoten, diminutive schootje n)

  1. lap, upper leg
    De Madonna met het kindje Jezus op schoot wordt zetel der Wijsheid genoemd
    The Madonna with baby Jesus on her lap is called the seat of Wisdom
  2. (figuratively) Various corresponding parts of certain vestments, animals and objects
  3. A shoot, certain ropes or chains used in sailing
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