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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

- Look up Scotch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Scotch most commonly refers to: Scotch (adjective), a largely obsolescent adjective meaning "of or...
- Scotch bonnet (also known as Bonney peppers, or Caribbean red peppers) is a variety of chili pepper named for its supposed resemblance to a Scottish tam...
- Scotch whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha na h-Alba; Scots: Scots whisky/whiskie, whusk(e)y, pronounced [ˈʍɪski], often simply called whisky or Scotch)...
- A Scotch egg is a boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, coated in breadcrumbs and baked or deep-fried. Look up Scotch egg in Wiktionary, the free dictionary...
- Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Ulster Scots people (predominantly Ulster Protestants) who emigrated from Ulster (Ireland's...
- Scotch Tape is a brand name used for pressure-sensitive tapes developed by 3M. It was first introduced by Richard Drew, who created the initial masking...
- A Scotch pie is a small, double-crust meat pie, traditionally filled with minced mutton (whereby also called a mutton pie) but now generally beef, sometimes...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...