May come from Gen. Winfield Scott of the American Civil War, who weighed about 300 pounds and was referred to by his troops as "Great Scott".
"great-scott." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 17 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/great-scott>.
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