a.1.Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish.
Scotch broom
(Bot.) the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom.
Scotch dipper
(Zool.) the bufflehead; - called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman.
Scotch fiddle
the itch.
Scotch mist
a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
- Sir W. Scott.
Scotch nightingale
(Zool.) the sedge warbler.
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.
n.1.The dialect or dialects of English spoken by the people of Scotland.
2.Collectively, the people of Scotland.
v. t.1.To shoulder up; to prop or block with a wedge, chock, etc., as a wheel, to prevent its rolling or slipping.
[imp. & p. p. Scotched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Scotching.]
n.1.A chock, wedge, prop, or other support, to prevent slipping; as, a scotch for a wheel or a log on inclined ground.
v. t.1.To cut superficially; to wound; to score.
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.
n.1.A slight cut or incision; a score.
Noun1.scotch - a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)
Synonyms: score
2.Scotch - whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
Verb1.scotch - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
2.scotch - make a small cut or score into
Adj.1.Scotch - of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language; "Scots gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"
Synonyms: Scots, Scottish
2.scotch - avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"
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Scorzonera hispanica
scot and lot
scot free
-- Scotch --
Scotch and soda
Scotch asphodel
Scotch broom
Scotch broth
Scotch collops
Scotch dipper
Scotch egg
Scotch fiddle
Scotch fir
Scotch gale
Scotch hearth
Scotch kiss
Scotch laburnum
Scotch marigold
Scotch mist
Scotch nightingale
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