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Scotch mist

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noun
a combination of mist or fog and drizzle, occurring frequently in Scotland and parts of England.
a cocktail made by pouring Scotch whisky over finely crushed ice.
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Origin of Scotch mist

First recorded in 1655–65
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British Dictionary definitions for Scotch mist

Scotch mist

noun
a heavy wet mist
drizzle

Word Origin for Scotch mist

C16: so called because it is common on Scottish hills
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