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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scout /ˈskaʊt/
 守候,偵察,搜索,偵察員,偵察機(vi.)守候,偵察,巡視,嘲笑(vt.)偵察,跟蹤

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Scouting.]
 1. To observe, watch, or look for, as a scout; to follow for the purpose of observation, as a scout.
 Take more men,
 And scout him round.   --Beau. & Fl.
 2. To pass over or through, as a scout; to reconnoiter; as, to scout a country.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout, v. i. To go on the business of scouting, or watching the motions of an enemy; to act as a scout.
 With obscure wing
 Scout far and wide into the realm of night.   --Milton.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout n.  A swift sailing boat. [Obs.]
    So we took a scout, very much pleased with the manner and conversation of the passengers.   --Pepys.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout, n.  A projecting rock. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout v. t.  To reject with contempt, as something absurd; to treat with ridicule; to flout; as, to scout an idea or an apology. “Flout 'em and scout 'em.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scout, n.
 1. A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy.
 Scouts each coast light-armèd scour,
 Each quarter, to descry the distant foe.   --Milton.
 2. A college student's or undergraduate's servant; -- so called in Oxford, England; at Cambridge called a gyp; and at Dublin, a skip. [Cant]
 3. Cricket A fielder in a game for practice.
 4. The act of scouting or reconnoitering. [Colloq.]
    While the rat is on the scout.   --Cowper.
 5. A boy scout or girl scout (which see, above).
 Syn: -- Scout, Spy.
 Usage: In a military sense a scout is a soldier who does duty in his proper uniform, however hazardous his adventure. A spy is one who in disguise penetrates the enemies' lines, or lurks near them, to obtain information.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 scout
      n 1: a person employed to watch for something to happen [syn: lookout,
            lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter,
            picket]
      2: someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons
         (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
         [syn: talent scout]
      3: someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
         [syn: pathfinder, guide]
      v : explore, often with the goal of finding something or
          somebody [syn: reconnoiter, reconnoitre]