scut definition by Webster's New World
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- a short, stumpy tail, esp. of a hare, rabbit, or deer
- a contemptible person
Origin: Middle English hare, tail ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
scut definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A stubby erect tail, as that of a hare, rabbit, or deer.
Origin: Middle English, hare.
Routine or tedious work often viewed as menial.
Origin: Short for scutwork.