American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The people of Scotland.
- n. Scots.
- n. Scotch whisky.
- adj. Scottish. See Usage Note at Scottish.
- adj. Offensive Frugal with one's money.
- Contraction of Scottish. (Wiktionary)
- Contraction of Scottish. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Scotch Banks and System of Issue_ (1873); W. Mitchell, _Scotch Banks and”
“Is the term Scotch used to define a style or where it is made?”
“An altar to Ezili Dantor was set on a stage, surrounded by offerings that included the usual—flowers and candles—and the less than usual: Florida Water perfume, Haitian rum and Dewar's White Label Scotch all things Ezili is partial to.”
“He locked them up in Scotch College Boat shed and VVnW paid rent all those years on storage for boats they couldn't access.”
“Scotch is great with ice, like vegemite is great with toast.”
“At the 1930 annual meeting, he referred to the Scotch lords of the Distillers Company as “our old country friends.””
“Plainfielders who read the coverage of Councilor Davis 'DWI trial in Scotch Plains municipal court this morning -- in the Courier and the Plaintalker -- may have sighed when they came to the part about Plainfield not seeming to comply with the discovery order -- that is, o supply materials requested by the defense in a timely fashion.”
“Scotch is made with barley and has “other whole grains” added, and the other whole grains appear to include wheat.”
“YeeeeHaaaa, The kids brought dad a box of Cohibas and a very old bottle of single malt Scotch from the UK.”
“But cellophane tape is commonly called Scotch tape, even if it's really Chinese tape, manufactured by a company such as Yinqiu Hong Kong Stickies Products Co.”
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