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SKORTA -- SKÖGK. 555

SKORTA, t, [Engl. s h or t; Dan. s k or te], to be short of, lack; eigi mun

bik karliiK-nnska skorta, Fms. xi. 232: mostly impers., e-n skortir e-t(acc.),

bar ikorti eigi vupn (acc.), Eg. 236; at engan hlut skyrti, Fms. iv. 194,

cp. 0. H. 83; svá at þá skyrti eigi svá lengi sem þeir vildu drekka, Eg.

557; menu skorti bæði hey ok mat, Nj. 73; mik skortir eigi hug, Eg.

7JQ; s. fo, 76; eini skortir mik ana, Fms. i. 75; sk-irti hann tvá vetr

á scxtigi, 219; eigi mundi þar s. lausafé, Eg. 236; ok skorti eigi húlft

hundrat manna, Gísl. 27. II. part, skort, used as an adverb; þeir

vóru þar lítið skort viku, little íhort of a week, Sturl. iii. 2150; lítið

skort fjora tigu manna, Ann. 1360; honum þótti sik skorta við oss, t o

fall short of, Nj. 90; ok hafi (hann) þó allar íþrúuir skort, Fær. 152; var

auðsætt at hann mundi skorta við þenna mann, O. T. 33; þat skortir

(skortar Ed.) yðr herra, Fas. i. 76; skorta á (i); þat er á skorti, wha f is

lacking"? Hkr. iii. 0, 8; ef úðr htlir nökkut ú skort, Fms. vii. 19; allt þat

er honum (sic) skortir í, Grág. i. 214.

skortr, in. a shortness, want; sitja fyrir skort, Hrafn. 9; engum skort

eðrþurð, Fms. iv. 162; frama-skortr, Fb. ii. 296; bú-skortr, fó-s., orða-s.,

l a ck p/ w or d s, Gd.

SKOT, n. [from skjóta; A. S. scot; Engl. shot and scot; Germ.

scboss; Dan. skiid] :-- a shot, a shooting; skjúta langt skot af hand-

boga, Landn. 2SS; þóttiík hann eigi hafa skotið belra skot, Fins,

vii. 211; hann tV;!l við skotið, Nj. 247, and passim; hand-skot, boga-

skot, and byssu-skot, (mod.): piur. shooting, sund ok skot, Fb. i. 368;

skotum ok spjóta-lögum, Ó. II. 183. 2. the thing shot, a missile =

skeyti; hval ef eigi IT skot í ... ef skot eru fieiri í hval enn eitt ... Icita

skots, ... at hann útti þat skot, ... cf fleiri menu kalla til skots en

einn, Gn'ig. ii. 367-371; smíða sér skot, þiðr. 87. II. metaph.

usage, a scot or shot, [in the phrases to pay one's scot, scot and lot, scot-

free], contribution; halda sinu skoti upp, Grúg. i. 239; sam-skot, scot

and lot, portion; hulfs bolla skot, Gþl. 80; plógi-skot, Ölafs-skot,

Hallvarðar-skot, a kind of ta* in Norway, N. G. L. ii. 336, cp. i.

459. 2. as a law term, an appeal; mega skoti orka, N. G. L. i.

88; fullt skot, a lawful appeal, i\; er til hans miklu niinna skot en

margir li'ita yfir, there is less appeal to or worth in him than folks say,

i. e. he will not do much, 0. H. 57; ráða-skot. 3. cheating, fraud;

arf-skot, q. v.: km'-skot, ' knee-service, ' humiliation. III. a

narrow dark passage, running (inside or outside V) along the wall of

the ancient halls; separated by a partition wall from the seats (set);

skot er urn var elda-hnsit, en dyrr vóru fram or skotinu at setum

innan-verðum, Egill gókk fram í setið, Eg. 3^7; mi tinnr Steingerðr at

hón er sen, hón snvr í skotið, ok sér nndir skegg Hárbarði, Konn. 12;

hann skyldi h-yna þeim mönnum í skotinu hjá súr ... mi hleypr ofan

þilit ok menninir fram (vi/. . into the part where the seats were), Rd.

313; skalinn var algutr ok skot umhverfis, Fms. i. 290; skot vi'iru um

húsit ok lokhvilur, ok or einni lokhvílu mátti hlaupa í skotið, Fs. 72;

cp. the passage, elda-hnsit var svá lagat ... ok vóru þat laundyrr, Ísl. ii.

294, 295, where the lost original prob. used the word skot :-- of a church,:

skotið kirkjunnar, Fms. ix. 492; Guðinundr var í skotinu, þviat hann útti •

eigi kirkju-gengt, Sturl. ii. 42 (kirkju-skot): of a temple, hann setti allt j

grindum tor skotum, Stj. 562. í Kings vi. 5; for-skot = a vestibule, |

id. 2. in mod. usage a dark nook, corner, sknina-skot.

B. COMPOS: skot-ass, in. a kind of catapult, Fb. ii. 23. skot-

bakki, a, m. a ' shooting-hank, ' the butts against which the target was

set up; fara í skotbakka, Fær. 46; vera á sundi eðr í skotbokkum, Fas. ii.

505; Ocidr fylgdi þeiin þar til er þeir Ásmundr hó'fðu átt skoibakka, 558.

skot-blað, q. v. skot-bógr, in. the shoulder, a perquisite of the shooter

orharpooner, N. G. L. i. 47, D. N. iv. 268. skot-broddr, in. a missile,

Lex. Poi't. skot-eldr, m. a shooting of fire, of Greek fire, Fms. vii. 97,

Fb. ii. 299, þiðr. í 79, Fas. iii. 90: mod. bombardment. skot-eygr, q. v.

skot-fe, n. a shooter's or harpooner'sfec, Grág. ii. 374, 377- skot-fimi,

f. skill in archery, Fms. ii. loo. skot-flmr, adj. skilful as an archer.

Bkot-fœri, n. shot-range; koma í s., to come within shot, Nj. 72, Gísl. 51,

Al. 33; liggja í skotfærum við, to be within bow-shot, Fms. ii. 327: shoot-

ing weapons, Stj. 86. skot-færr, adj. good as an archer, Fas. ii. 266.

skot-henda, q. v. skot-hlutr, m. a shooter's share, Grág. ii. 387.

skot-hríð, t'. a shower of missiles, Fær. 73, Fms. viii. 289. skot-

hvalr, m. a dead whale with a marked harpoon in it, Grng. ii. 358,

366. skot-liyrna, u, f. a kind of a* e, D. N. skot-maðr, m.

a shooter, harpooner, Grug. ii. 358, 367, Am. 4, Pm. 69, Róm. 270.

skot-mál, n. a range; langt s., a long range, Fms. ii. 271; koma í s.,

to come within range, Nj. 108, Fms. viii. 40, x. 43; liggja í skotmúli,

353. skot-penningr, in. ' scot-wow e y' = Dan. tœre-penge, pocket-

money, Fms. xi. 202, Al. 18, Fas. 1. 450. skot-silfr, n. 'scot-silver, '

Gullþ. 46 (Ed.), Fms. vii. 319, 0. H. 55, Orkn. 416 new Ed., Grett. 49

new Ed. skot-spánn, m. a target; setja at skotspæni, Fms. ii. 271:

the phrase, hafa e-n at skotspaeni, Fs. 39, Nj. 222, Fær. 30. skot-

teinn, m. a s tick 7/s ed as a mark, Sks. 379, cp. Fb. iii. 405. skot-

vagn, m. a catapult, Sks. 421. skot-vapn, n. a missile, Fms. i. 45,

Sks. 386, Fb. ii. 19, passim. skot-vöndr, m. a wand to be shot, þiðr.

37O- skot-ögn, f. a barb, Sks. 419, v. l.

skota, u, f. a nickname, Fms. x. 123.

skota, að, = skotra, to shove, with dat., Edda (in a verse); marr skotar

knerri, Hallfred.

skotan, f. a shoving; skyfing eða s., N. G. L. ii, D. N. iv. 90.

Skotar, m. pl. the S cot s: Skot-land, n. Scotland, Landn., Fms.,

passim: Skotzkr, adj. Scottish, Lá. 12, 274, Eg. 266, Landn. 112.

&nf In some passages of the Landn. Skotar and Skotland seem to be

used of the Irish and Ireland, skota-kollr, in. a nickname, Landn.

skot-blað, n. the shea. 'b ofan ear of corn before it opens, Edda ii. 491.

skot-eygr, adj. restless of eye, like a hunted deer, Bárð. 38 new Ed.

skot-henda, u, f. a half rhyme (as in land l e wda), Edda (Ht.) 135, 139;

in the old dróttkvæði the half rhyme was used in the odd lines, but aðal-

henda (a full rhyme) in the even.

skot-hending, f. = skothenda; jvrðfyrd, ... þessa setning hljóðstafa

krllum vór s., Edda 121, 139.

skot-hendr, adj. composed in the metre s., Edda (Ht.) 52. 2. in

mod. usage a bad rhyme; skáldskapr þinn er skothent klúðr | skakk-

settum hutuð-stüfum með, Jón jporl.

skoti, a, m. a shooter; in and-skoti, q. v.

skotna, að; impers., e-m skotnar, to get a piece of good luck or gain,

Lex. Poët.: mod., e-m á skotnast, to gain; a-skotuast, to gain, have a

piece of good luck.

skotnaðr, in. a gain, piece of good luck, O. H. (in a verse).

skotningr, m. the name of a sword, Edda (GI.)

skotra, að, to shove against, with dat., Grett. 98.

skott, n., qs. skoft or skopt (q. v.), by way of assimilation; [LHf. skufts;

Germ, schopf; Engl. scut, of the- tail of a hare or rabbit] :-- a fox's tail;

t'ju-skott, passim in mod. usage.

skotta, að, qs. skofta, which form occurs in the verse Fbr., see skopta,

[skopt] :-- to dangle, wag to and fro (like hair or a tail); hann let

skotta við skip sin, ok lagdi ekki til orrostu, Fms. ii. 310; þeir skotta DÚ

við útan, Fas. i. 10, see skopta.

skotta, u, f. [skott], the popular led. name for a female ghost, since,

as she roams about, her head-gear streams behind her like a fox's tail,

Maurcr's Volks.; Hviturvalla-s., Leirur-s.: Skotti, a, in. a nickname,

prop, a ghost (V), also used of a horse whose body and tail are of different

colours.

skot-yrði, n. pl. [cp. skatyrðask], scojfs, taunts, Fms. vii. 20, Sturl.

iii. 199.

skozkr, adj. [skotta], nimble, alert, of a boy or puny person; hann er

skolli sko/. kr. II. Scotch, see Skotar.

skóa, að, to shoe: skóaðr, sboed, see skua.

skóari, a, m. a shoemaker.

skó-bót, f. a shoe-patch, cobbler's patch.

skó-broddr, m. a sharpened shoe, Kb. 238, Fms. viii. 405.

SKÓÐ, n. [ skaði and ski'. ð point to a lost strong verb], scathe, bale, a

noxious thing; liji'ilma skóð. randar s., skjaldar s., the scathe of helmets,

of shields, i. e. a weapon; mær skúð, the bright weapons, Hallfrc-d; Hildar

s., id.: in compds, ben-skóð, víg-s., val-s., remini-s., i. e. weapons, Lex.

Poi''t.; the word is only used in poetry.

skóf, t. [skata], the singed crust or scraps at the bottom of a pan

or kettle; grautar-skóf, mjolkr-s. 2. botan., geitna-s., a kind of

lichen.

skó-föt, n. pl. (skó-fatnaðr, in.), 'shoe-gear, ' shoes, Vm. 56.

skóg-barn, n. a wood-bairn, a dwarf-child, Ísl. ii. 437.

skóg-björn, in. a world-bear, Landn. 91.

skóg-dýr, n. a wood-deer, Stj. 463, 560, Mar.

skóg-gangr, in., prop, a ' wootl-going;' used as a law term for outlawry

(from an outlaw being banished to the woods), Grúg. i. 90. COMPDS:

skóggangs-maðr, in. a ' wood-man, ' outlaw, Grug. i. 137, 143, passim.

skóggangs-stefna, u, f. a trial /o r outlawry, Sturl. ii. 2. skóg-

gangs-sök, f. a case of outlawry, Gnig. i. 3, 58, ii. 2 nj, Nj. 88. skóg-

gangs-býri, n. theft punishable with skoggang, Grág. ii. 137.

skóg-land, n. wood-land, Hrafn. 22, Gnig. ii. 211.

skóg-lauss, adj. woodless, barren, Eg. 580, Hkr. i. 45.

skóg-óttr, adj. woody, Fas. iii. 119, Stj. 325, Fb. i. 541.

SKÓGR, m., gen. skógar (skógs, Gþl. 145, Fms. vi. in a verse), dat.

skógi, pl. skógar, -- the acc. pl. skógu, Gísl. 128, in a paper transcript, is

prob. an error: [North. E. and Scot, schaw or show; Dan. í kov; Swed. skog;

perh. akin to skuggi. of a shady place] :-- a sbaw, wood, mork being a forest;

var þá skógr milli tjalls ok fjoru, íb. 28; þá var þar svá stórr skógr, at

hann gürði þar af hafskip, Landn. 47; gengu sumir í fen ofan suinir í

skópinn, Nj. 21; brenna kol í skógi, 57; skógr mikill, Eg. 276; skóg

þykkvan, Ísl. ii. 43; til fjalls eða skógs, til fjoru eða skips, Gþl. 145;

rji'iðr í skóginum, Ld. 96; fara í skóg, to go foresting, Js. 49, Fb. i.

252; hann lot skera torf ok hafði þat iyrir eldi-við, þvíat engi var skógr

i Orkueyjuin, Hkr. i. 105 (Oikn. 16). 2. the wood or desert was

the abode of the outlaw, hence various law phrases; stefna e-m til

skógar, to cite a person to stand trial for outlawry, Gnig. ii. 63, 192;

sækja sök til skógar, 33; kaupa sik or skógi, to buy oneself off from out-

lawry, N. G. L. i. 164, 165; leysa e-n ór skógi, Nj. 193; er hann útlagr

ok öllu fyrir-gort er hann ú, nema jörðu sinni einni, ok því er hann kemr