bots (n.) Old form(s): Bottes
stomach worm affecting horses
1H4 II.i.9[Second Carrier to First Carrier, of the damp] that is the next way to give poor jades the bots
Per II.i.119[Second Fisherman to First Fisherman] bots on't [i.e. plague on it!]
TS III.ii.54[Biondello to Tranio as Lucentio, of Petruchio's horse] begnawn with the bots
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