E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Shatton (Sir Piercie).
In this character Sir Walter Scott has made familiar to us the euphuisms of Queen Elizabeths age. The fashionable cavalier or pedantic fop, who assumes the high-flown style
rendered fashionable by Lyly, was grandson of old Overstitch the tailor. (Sir Walter Scott: Monastery.)