Scots

[ skots ]
/ skɒts /

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.
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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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