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Bonecruncher Folklore: The word 'scut' (49) RE: Folklore: The word 'scut' 10 Jun 07

In UK countryman's terms a scut is not the tail.
It is the white flash on the rump of a hare, rabbit or some varieties of deer.
It is put there by Mother Nature to allow the animal to show an alarm signal to it's fellows and for them to follow while in flight.


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