Definition of Scotsman in English:


Line breaks: Scots|man
Pronunciation: /ˈskɒtsmən
(or Scotswoman)

noun (plural Scotsmen or Scotswomen)

  • A native or inhabitant of Scotland, or a person of Scottish descent.
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    • I knew why we Irishmen were here, but why an American, a French, a Scotsmen, and an Englishman would want the Irish Emerald, I had no clue.
    • We were mostly men - along with the Thai patients, there were a couple of Scotsmen, an Irishman, a French guy and a German, plus an American woman.
    • But for those Scotsmen and Irishmen who were firmly inside, rather than on the fringes of, the Hanoverian state, the new system of governance had a great deal to offer.

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