Definition of Scotch. Meaning of Scotch. Synonyms of Scotch

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Definition of Scotch

Scotch
Scotch Scotch, n. A chock, wedge, prop, or other support, to prevent slipping; as, a scotch for a wheel or a log on inclined ground.
Scotch
Scotch Scotch, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf. Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E. shake.] To cut superficially; to wound; to score. We have scotched the snake, not killed it. --Shak. Scotched collops (Cookery), a dish made of pieces of beef or veal cut thin, or minced, beaten flat, and stewed with onion and other condiments; -- called also Scotch collops. [Written also scotcht collops.]
Scotch
Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. Scottish.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. Scotch broom (Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom. Scotch dipper, or Scotch duck (Zo["o]l.), the bufflehead; -- called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman. Scotch fiddle, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott. Scotch mist, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain. Scotch nightingale (Zo["o]l.), the sedge warbler. [Prov. Eng.] Scotch pebble. See under pebble. Scotch pine (Bot.) See Riga fir. Scotch thistle (Bot.), a species of thistle (Onopordon acanthium); -- so called from its being the national emblem of the Scotch.
Scotch
Scotch Scotch, n. 1. The dialect or dialects of English spoken by the people of Scotland. 2. Collectively, the people of Scotland.
Scotch
Scotch Scotch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scotched; p. pr. & vb. n. Scotching.] [Cf. Prov. E. scote a prop, and Walloon ascot a prop, ascoter to prop, F. accoter, also Armor. skoaz the shoulder, skoazia to shoulder up, to prop, to support, W. ysgwydd a shoulder, ysgwyddo to shoulder. Cf. Scoat.] [Written also scoatch, scoat.] To shoulder up; to prop or block with a wedge, chock, etc., as a wheel, to prevent its rolling or slipping.
Scotch
Scotch Scotch, n. A slight cut or incision; a score. --Walton.

Meaning of Scotch from wikipedia

- Scotch most commonly refers to: Scotch (adjective), a largely obsolescent adjective meaning "of or from Scotland" Scotch, old-fashioned name for the indigenous...
- Scotch whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha; Scots: Scots whisky/whiskie, whusk(e)y; often simply called whisky or Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky...
- A Scotch egg is a boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated in breadcrumbs and baked or deep-fried. The Oxford English Dictionary gives the first instance...
- Scotch bonnet (also known as Bonney peppers, or Caribbean red peppers) is a variety of chili pepper named for its resemblance to a tam o' shanter hat....
- Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Ulster Protestants who emigrated from Ulster in northern Ireland to America during...
- The Scotch Game, or Scotch Opening, is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 Ercole del Rio, in his 1750 treatise Sopra...
- Scotch Tape is a brand name used for pressure-sensitive tapes manufactured by 3M. Their magnetic recording tape products were also sold under the Scotch...
- Single malt Scotch refers to single malt whisky made in Scotland. To qualify for this category, a whisky must have been distilled at a single distillery...
- Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American revolutionary, statesman and Founding Father of the United States. Hamilton...
- word Scotch is now only applied to specific products, mostly food or drink, such as Scotch whisky, Scotch pie and Scotch broth. The verb to scotch is unrelated...