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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. Sharing a border with England to...
- The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football ****ociation. It competes...
- Patricia Janet Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal PC QC (born 19 August 1955) is a British politician and barrister who served in ministerial positions...
- Scottish usually refers to something of, from, or related to Scotland, including: Scottish Gaelic, a Celtic language native to Scotland Scottish national...
- Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig [ˈkaːlɪkʲ] (listen)) or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Celtic and Indo-European...
- Christianity is the largest religion in Scotland. In the 2011 census, 53.8% of the Scottish po****tion identified as Christian (declining from 65.1% in...
- 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns...
- 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) consist of a white...
- For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated...
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