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Scots

[ skots ]
/ skɒts /
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noun
Also called Scottish. the English language as spoken in Scotland.Compare Scottish Gaelic.
adjective
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Origin of Scots

1325–75; syncopated form of Scottis,Middle English, variant (north) of Scottish

words often confused with Scots

See Scotch.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH Scots

Scot, Scots , Scotch, Scottish (see confusables note at Scotch)
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British Dictionary definitions for Scots

Scots
/ (skɒts) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, its people, their English dialects, or their Gaelic language
noun
any of the English dialects spoken or written in ScotlandSee also Lallans
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