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Scottie

[skot-ee]
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noun
  1. Scottish terrier.
  2. a male given name, form of Scott.
  3. a female given name.

Origin of Scottie

First recorded in 1905–10; Scot + -ie
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  • "That's what they got over the telephone," said Scottie apologetically.

  • "Here's something you might be interested to know," said Scottie.

  • Hey, Scottie, shake up the fire and put on some coffee, will you?

  • The sixth man was Scottie, who had long since been detached from the party.

  • It was undoubtedly a facer; but Scottie came back in his usual calm manner.


British Dictionary definitions for scottie

Scottie

Scotty

noun plural -ties
  1. See Scottish terrier
  2. informal a Scotsman
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Word Origin and History for scottie

Scottie

type of dog, 1907, short for Scotch terrier (1810).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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