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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 (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] (listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of...
- Patricia Janet Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal PC QC (born 19 August 1955), is a British Labour Party politician and barrister who served in ministerial...
- Scottish Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic: Gàidhlig [ˈkaːlɪkʲ] (listen) or Scots Gaelic, sometimes referred to simply as Gaelic, is a Goidelic language (in the...
- Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, the territorial police force responsible for...
- Scandinavian Scotland refers to the period from the 8th to the 15th centuries during which Vikings and Norse settlers, mainly Norwegians and to a lesser...
- The flag of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: bratach na h-Alba; Scots: Banner o Scotland, also known as St Andrew's Cross or the Saltire) consists of a white...
- (/ˈɛdɪnbərə/ (listen); Scots: Edinburgh; Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann [ˈt̪uːn ˈeːtʲən̪ˠ]) is the capital of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically...
- The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk; Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich, Old English: Scottas) or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically...
- BBC Scotland is a division of the BBC and the main public broadcaster in Scotland. It is one of the three BBC national regions, together with BBC Cymru...
- NHS Scotland, sometimes styled NHSScotland, is the publicly funded healthcare system in Scotland, and one of the four systems which make up the National...
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