- Also Scots. of or relating to Scotland, its people, or their language.
- the people of Scotland.
- Scots(def 1).
Origin of Scottish
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Examples from the Web for scottish
The idea of black Bond caused Limbaugh to exclaim on his show last week that Bond was “white and Scottish, period.”Rush Limbaugh’s Fear of a Black James Bond
December 29, 2014
Imagine driving through the Scottish countryside, rolling through a vast landscape of green hills and cloudy skies.
Scottish farmers had already been making whisky in the area for centuries with their surplus barley.
Their legendary barrel aging program is unique, even among Scottish distilleries, for its range of natural color expressions.Why Natural Color Is So Crucial To Understanding A Whisky’s Flavors
December 10, 2014
“My dad freaked out when the tabloid reporter turned up,” Cumming says, in his lilting Scottish brogue.Alan Cumming: The Truth About My Father
October 14, 2014
Two Scottish policemen were stationed at the bottom of the gangway.Adventures and Recollections
Bill o'th' Hoylus End
The Scottish Church of the present age has already had its Knox.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
I am the kinsman and attendant of the Scottish King's sisters.'Two Penniless Princesses
Charlotte M. Yonge
The 'end of the auld sang' of the Scottish Parliament was the end also of the ballad.
The rhyme which the Scottish maidens sang about Bannockburn is lost.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, its people, their Gaelic language, or their English dialect
- the Scottish (functioning as plural) the Scots collectively
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Word Origin and History for scottish
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