a regiment of Scottish infantry in the British army (so called from the dark colors in their tartan).
the plaid pattern of their tartan.
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How to use Black Watch in a sentence
The Black Watch major in command presented him with an officer's dirk.
“It is a great pleasure for Mrs. Kennedy and myself to welcome the Black Watch to the White House,” he said.
"The major just said that the motto of the Black Watch is 'Nobody wounds us with impunity,'" Kennedy reported.
The two companies then took over the Hook position when the Black Watch withdrew.
The 8th Liverpools, supported by the 7th Black Watch, carried out the advance.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 | Frederick William Bewsher
This particular force proudly styled itself "Mackenzie's Black Watch."South African Memories | Lady Sarah Wilson
The grimy crew of the stokehold, the Black Watch, refused to face the trembling boilers any longer.The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner | Wilbur Lawton
Some fine exploits are also given to the credit of the Black Watch.Tommy Atkins at War | James Alexander Kilpatrick
I went over to the Scotch regiment, the Black Watch it was called, and listened to them talking their curious language.Ben Comee | M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
British Dictionary definitions for Black Watch
the Black Watch the Royal Highland Regiment in the British Army
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