- a person, especially a man, who is a native or inhabitant of Scotland; Scot.
Origin of Scotsman
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Examples from the Web for scotsman
That is, until a rough-tongued Scotsman rekindled the flame.Queen Victoria’s Secret Scottish Sex Castle
August 17, 2014
That Byron himself had been raised a Scotsman and a Calvinist placed him from birth slightly askew from the ruling British elite.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy
February 16, 2014
Alex Massie is a former Washington correspondent for The Scotsman and The Daily Telegraph.Berlusconi Burlesque
September 23, 2009
The Scotsman escaped from a Nazi prisoner of war camp in 1943 after almost two years of hellish incarceration.Six Greatest Acts of Human Endurance
November 6, 2013
He said it was "Kahore pai;" or, as a Scotsman would put it, "no canny."Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
"And it's good for him to look upon the face o a friend," said the Scotsman.
Blind with passion the Indian threw himself upon the Scotsman.
This gay, debonair Scotsman is simply worshipped by the men.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
My cousin says he is a Scotsman born, and you like Scotland.Olive
Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
- a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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Word Origin and History for scotsman
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