Scotchman
Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. {Scottish}.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. [1913 Webster]

{Scotch broom} (Bot.), the {Cytisus scoparius}. See {Broom}.

{Scotch dipper}, or {Scotch duck} (Zo["o]l.), the bufflehead; -- called also {Scotch teal}, and {Scotchman}.

{Scotch fiddle}, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott.

{Scotch mist}, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.

{Scotch nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the sedge warbler. [Prov. Eng.]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scotchman — Scotch man, n.; pl. {Scotchmen}. 1. A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scot; a Scotsman. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A piece of wood or stiff hide placed over shrouds and other rigging to prevent chafe by the running gear. Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scotchman — [skächmən] n. pl. Scotchmen [skächmən] var. of SCOTSMAN …   English World dictionary

  • Scotchman — noun Date: 15th century Scotsman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Scotchman — /skoch meuhn/, n., pl. Scotchmen. 1. Sometimes Offensive. Scotsman. 2. (l.c.) lingcod. [1560 70; SCOTCH + MAN] Usage. See Scotch. * * * …   Universalium

  • Scotchman — noun a) A man from Scotland. b) A person from Scotland …   Wiktionary

  • Scotchman — Scotch·man || skÉ’tʃmÉ™n n. male citizen or resident of Scotland, a Scot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Scotchman — (or Scotchwoman) noun (plural Scotchmen or Scotchwomen) dated a Scotsman (or Scotswoman) …   English new terms dictionary

  • scotchman — n. Scot, Scotsman, native of Scotland …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • scotchman — scotch·man …   English syllables

  • Scotchman — Scotch•man [[t]ˈskɒtʃ mən[/t]] n. pl. men off peo sts Sometimes Offensive Scotsman • Etymology: 1560–70 usage: See Scotch …   From formal English to slang

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