a person, especially a man, who is a native or inhabitant of Scotland; Scot.
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How to use Scotsman in a sentence
That is, until a rough-tongued Scotsman rekindled the flame.
That Byron himself had been raised a Scotsman and a Calvinist placed him from birth slightly askew from the ruling British elite.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy | Michael Weiss | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Scotsman escaped from a Nazi prisoner of war camp in 1943 after almost two years of hellish incarceration.
Witness the ridiculous neologism “Jew-washing”—the latest, Jewiest entry in the “No True Scotsman” competition.
Alex Massie is a former Washington correspondent for The Scotsman and The Daily Telegraph.
Hemingburgh makes Bruce speak to his father's vassals before the Irvine episode as a Scotsman, at any rate by descent.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
The great Union Jack that flew over the house was hauled down, and laid over the body, fit shroud for a loyal Scotsman.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
"We ought really to have kept house in Edinburgh," observed Francesca, looking up from the Scotsman.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
How one would have enjoyed hearing that Scotsman say, after one of her most splendid flights of tragic passion, 'That's no bad!'Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
Later in the century another Scotsman, Thomas Carlyle, made many new words which later writers and speakers have used.Stories That Words Tell Us | Elizabeth O'Neill
British Dictionary definitions for Scotsman
a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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