(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (Scotland, dialectical) Free; No longer involved with.


1. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

Similar word(s): cat, kat, khat, qat

Definition categories: man–made, excitant, stimulant


1. (transitive, obsolete) To satiate.

2. (Scotland, dialectical, transitive) relinquish, forsake, give up.

- Ye hae grown proud since ye quatted the begging. — Scottish proverb, said satirically.

3. (Wales and Southwest England, dialectical, intransitive) To squat or crouch down.