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Scotch-Irish

[ skoch-ahy-rish ]
/ ˈskɒtʃˈaɪ rɪʃ /
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noun
(used with a plural verb) the descendants of the Lowland Scots who were settled in Ulster in the 17th century.
adjective
of or relating to the Scotch-Irish.
of mixed Scottish and Irish descent.
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Origin of Scotch-Irish

First recorded in 1735–45

words often confused with Scotch-Irish

See Scotch.
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