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The curse of Scotland
Curse Curse, n. [AS. curs. See Curse, v. t.] 1. An invocation of, or prayer for, harm or injury; malediction. Lady, you know no rules of charity, Which renders good for bad, blessings for curses. --Shak. 2. Evil pronounced or invoked upon another, solemnly, or in passion; subjection to, or sentence of, divine condemnation. The priest shall write these curses in a book. --Num. v. 23. Curses, like chickens, come home to roost. --Old Proverb. 3. The cause of great harm, evil, or misfortune; that which brings evil or severe affliction; torment. The common curse of mankind, folly and ignorance. --Shak. All that I eat, or drink, or shall beget, Is propagated curse. --Milton. The curse of Scotland (Card Playing), the nine of diamonds. Not worth a curse. See under Cress. Syn: Malediction; imprecation; execration. See Malediction.

Meaning of Scotland from wikipedia

- Scotland (/ˈskɒt.lənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔt.lənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the...
- Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), the territorial police force responsible...
- The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of Scotland. According to tradition, the first King of Scots (Middle Scots: King of Scottis...
- England, Scotland, Wales and, to a lesser degree, Northern Ireland, are also regarded as countries, though they are not sovereign states. Scotland, Wales...
- England, Scotland, and Wales are on the island. The term "Great Britain" often extends to include surrounding islands that form part of England, Scotland, and...
- Patricia Janet Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal PC QC (born 19 August 1955) is a British barrister who served in junior ministerial positions within...
- This is a list of towns and cities in Scotland with a po****tion of more than 15,000, ordered by po****tion, as recorded by the Mid-2012 Po****tions Estimates...
- Protestantism which traces its origins to the British Isles, particularly Scotland. Presbyterian churches derive their name from the presbyterian form of...
- Eve Muirhead (born 22 April 1990) is a Scottish curler from Blair Atholl. She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as part of Team GB...
- m****acre took place at Dunblane Primary School near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, on 13 March 1996, when a gunman killed 16 children and one teacher before...