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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bots  \Bots\,  n.  pl  [Cf.  Gael.  botus  belly  worm,  boiteag 
  maggot.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  larv[ae]  of  several  species  of  botfly,  especially  those 
  larv[ae]  which  infest  the  stomach,  throat,  or  intestines  of 
  the  horse,  and  are  supposed  to  be  the  cause  of  various 
  ailments.  [Written  also  {botts}.] 
 
  Note:  See  Illust.  of  {Botfly}. 




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