Scotchman

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 Scotchman — [skächmən] n. pl. Scotchmen [skächmən] var. of SCOTSMAN …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 Scotchman — noun Date: 15th century Scotsman …

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

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

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

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  • 8 Scotchman — (or Scotchwoman) noun (plural Scotchmen or Scotchwomen) dated a Scotsman (or Scotswoman) …

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  • 9 scotchman — n. Scot, Scotsman, native of Scotland …

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  • 10 scotchman — scotch·man …

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

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  • 12 Scotchman — /ˈskɒtʃmən/ (say skochmuhn) noun (plural Scotchmen) 1. → Scotsman. 2. Nautical a length of timber or metal fitted on half the circumference of a shroud or backstay to prevent chafing …

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  • 13 Scotchman — n. (pl. men; fem. Scotchwoman, pl. women) = SCOTSMAN. Usage: Scotsman etc. are generally preferred in Scotland …

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  • 14 Robin Hood and the Scotchman — is Child ballad 130.ynopsisRobin Hood goes north and meets with a Scot, who wishes to enter his service. Robin refuses, because the Scot will prove false. A fight ensues. One variants is truncated at this point, but the other ends with the man… …

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  • 15 Scotchmen — 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.… …

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  • 16 James Alpin McPherson — (1842 ndash;August 23 1895) otherwise known as The Wild Scotchman , was an Australian bushranger active in the area around Gin Gin, Queensland in the 19th century.He was born in Inverness shire, Scotland, the eldest of the eight children of John… …

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  • 17 Table of the most prominent summits of the United States — Main article: Mountain peaks of the United States See also: Table of the highest major summits of the United States, Table of the ultra prominent summits of the United States, and Table of the most isolated major summits of the United States …

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  • 18 Concretion — For other uses, see enterolith and nodule (geology). Septaria redirects here. For the genus of gastropods, see Septaria (gastropod). Concretions on Bowling Ball Beach (Mendocino County, California) weather out of steeply tilted Cenozoic mudstone… …

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  • 19 Bertha (Rorem) — Bertha is an opera in one act, with music by Ned Rorem to an English libretto by Kenneth Koch, an original work parodying Shakespeare’s histories. Rorem wrote the work originally at the request of the Metropolitan Opera (Met) Studio in the 1960 s …

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  • 20 Leeds Country Way — Infobox Hiking trail Name=Leeds Country Way Photo=Leedscountryway.jpg Caption=LCW waymarker near Wike Location=Leeds, West Yorkshire. England Length=62 miles (99 km) Start/End Points= Circular walk, accessible by bus or train at many points… …

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