- another term for Scottish. Scots law [postpositive]: a pound Scots[northern variant, originally as Scottis]More example sentences
- Last week's debate on the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights into Scots law may turn out to be a kind of constitutional landmark.
- The only slight cloud on the horizon for retailers is emerging evidence that Scots consumers have delayed their Christmas gift-buying.
- The first minister began a four-day visit to the Olympic games in Athens yesterday to cheer on Scots athletes.
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- 1 plural form of Scot.
- 2 [mass noun] The form of English used in Scotland.More example sentences
- In some of his songs, most notably in ‘The Cotter's Saturday Night ’, English and Scots are both used.
- Displaying a hitherto hidden facility for languages, he welcomes delegates in three - English, Gaelic and Scots.
- There are rich poetry and prose traditions in Gaelic, Scots, and Scots-inflected English.
On the use of Scots, Scottish, and Scotch, see Scottish (usage).
More definitions of ScotsDefinition of Scots in:
- The US English dictionary