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scut bucket

1. slang A receptacle in which the supplies needed for routine, tedious medical procedures are carried. The first thing you'll want to get when you start doing rounds is a scut bucket to carry things like sutures, IV lines, gauze, and so on.
2. vulgar slang A low, contemptible, sexually promiscuous person, especially a woman. It's all that scut bucket's fault for breaking up my marriage! Just because she's had a couple of boyfriends in a short span of time doesn't make her some kind of scut bucket.
See also: bucket, scut

scut work

Tedious, routine work, especially that which is menial or objectionable. Medical interns always have to do the scut work around the hospital—it's just one of the steps toward becoming a doctor. I worked the whole summer as a laborer for the construction company my friend's father owned, so I got used to all manner of scut work.
See also: scut, work


n. a despicable person. (Teens and collegiate.) It’s scuts like that who give all us really rad kids a bad name.
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A DEFENDANT who fell to the court floor making choking noises for an hour was told by a judge: "You are probably one of the greatest scuts Iive ever come across in my life.
The defendant, who had already treated the courthouse to a rendition of The Flower of Scotland from his courtbouse cell, said 'thank you sir' when called a scut.
Yea, the coneys are scared by the thud of hoofs, And their white scuts flash at their vanishing heels, And swallows abandon the hamlet-roofs.