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scotch1 US English

Decisively put an end to

scotch2 US English

Cut or score the skin or surface of

Scotch US English

old-fashioned term for Scottish.

scotch US Thesaurus

the bad weather scotched our plans for a rematch

Scotch New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Scottish; use only in fixed compounds such as Scotch broth and Scotch mist, and as noun meaning Scotch whisky; do not use of people

Scotch egg US English

A hard-boiled egg enclosed in sausage meat, rolled in breadcrumbs, and fried

Scotch glue US English

An adhesive made from hide and other animal products, formerly used in carpentry

Scotch kale US English

Kale of a variety with purplish leaves

Scotch mist US English

A thick drizzly mist of a kind common in the Scottish Highlands

Scotch pie US English

A meat pie traditionally made with minced mutton, round in shape with a raised pastry rim

Scotch pine US English

A long-lived, medium-sized Eurasian pine tree extensively planted for its timber and other products. It is well established in the northeastern US and the Great Lakes region

Scotch snap US English

A rhythmic feature in which a dotted note is preceded by a stressed shorter note, characteristic of strathspeys

Scotch tape US English

Transparent adhesive tape

Scotch argus US English

A brown Eurasian grassland butterfly marked with orange and a chain of eyespots near the wing margins, found chiefly in upland areas

Scotch bonnet US English

Another term for Habanero.

Scotch broth US English

A traditional Scottish soup made from beef or mutton stock with pearl barley and vegetables

Scotch whisky US English

Whiskey distilled in Scotland, especially from malted barley

hopscotch US English

A children’s game in which each child by turn hops into and over squares marked on the ground to retrieve a marker thrown into one of these squares

the Scotch in Scotch US English

The people of Scotland

Scotch catch in Scotch snap US English

A rhythmic feature in which a dotted note is preceded by a stressed shorter note, characteristic of strathspeys

Scotch or cotton thistle in thistle US English

A thistle as the Scottish national emblem

Scotch bonnet pepper in Scotch bonnet US English

Another term for Habanero.