Scotch collops
Scotch Scotch, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf. Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E. shake.] To cut superficially; to wound; to score. [1913 Webster]

We have scotched the snake, not killed it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{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}. [Written also {scotcht collops}.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Scotch — Scotch, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf. Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E. shake.] To cut superficially; to wound; to score. [1913 Webster] We have scotched the snake, not killed it. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Scotched collops — Scotch Scotch, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf. Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E. shake.] To cut superficially; to wound; to score. [1913 Webster] We have scotched the snake, not killed it. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scotcht collops — Scotch Scotch, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf. Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E. shake.] To cut superficially; to wound; to score. [1913 Webster] We have scotched the snake, not killed it. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • skotch —  a notch, or cut. Hence scotch d collops. Exm …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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