Origin of Scots
usage note for Scots
Definition for scots (2 of 3)
Origin of scot
Definition for scots (3 of 3)
Origin of Scot
usage note for Scot
Examples from the Web for scots
Japanese distillers often use a combination of different types of stills and different casks, whereas the Scots cannot.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the postwar disintegration of the British Empire, Scots curiously disassociated themselves with the period altogether.
And far from being secondary partners, Scots featured disproportionately in overseas imperial exploitation.
Outnumbered five to one in Britain, Scots made up 60 percent of the merchants in Bengal, Calcutta and Madras.
“Scots better people than to be dependants of London,” he wrote last week.Freeeeedom! Hollywood Fights for Scottish Independence|Nico Hines|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lesson in the Scots of the Lothians began, accompanied by sounds of muffled laughter.The Disentanglers|Andrew Lang
It is not the business of the Scots, who are incapable of it, and no well-wishers to the church of England.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett
In all these cases the Scots adjective is invariable; the final e, which often occurs, is of no grammatical significance.The Bruce|John Barbour
Thus in Scots Burns was not only more at home, but had a medium in some respects more plastic than English.Robert Burns|William Allan Neilson
If I played "Scots, wha hae," he would listen, well pleased.
British Dictionary definitions for scots (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for scots (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with scots
see get off (scot-free).