Mascotte

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mascotte A person who is supposed to bring good luck to the household to which he or she belongs.
    • Mascotte Anything that brings good luck; especially, an animal kept by a group, as a sports team, to serve as a symbol and to bring luck.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Through French fr. Pr. mascot, a little sorcerer or magician, mascotto, witchcraft, sorcery

Usage

In literature:

And when "Mascotte" was received by us with acclamations, our noble skipper did not even smile a superior smile.
"The Chauffeur and the Chaperon" by C. N. Williamson
You are a mascotte indeed!
"Oh! Susannah! A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts" by Mark Ambient
If only I could be your mascotte.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
There was the Nugget, Woodbine, Mascotte, the Holborn Restaurant, the Elephant and Castle, and Delmonico's!
"A Claim on Klondyke" by Edward Roper
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In news:

I actually started off as the part time news reporter/station mascott.
Gillman and his brother started Mascott Corporation in 1989.
Another year, another chance to sit at the MAC Bloggers round table and argue about things like what mascott would win in a fight, Zippy the Kangaroo or Central Michigan's "Flying C".
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