Scotch broth

  1. a thick soup prepared from mutton, vegetables, and barley.

Origin of Scotch broth

First recorded in 1825–35

Words Nearby Scotch broth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Scotch broth in a sentence

  • The rest of the forequarter can be used for fricassee, Scotch broth, croquettes, and many other dishes.

  • One of her friends of that time accused her of subsisting on a diet of Scotch broth.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man | Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
  • For the healthy-minded, Scotch mists have their compensation in Scotch broth; odoriferous and appetising is its very name.

    The Feasts of Autolycus | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Why, Ruggles hastened to tell her, it aint a party soup, its Scotch broth.

    The Girl From His Town | Marie Van Vorst
  • At dinner, Dr. Johnson ate several plate-fulls of Scotch broth, with barley and peas in it, and seemed very fond of the dish.

British Dictionary definitions for Scotch broth

Scotch broth

  1. British a thick soup made from mutton, lamb, or beef stock, vegetables, and pearl barley

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