from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of Scotland. See Usage Note at Scottish.
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- proper n. A woman from Scotland.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman who is a Scot
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Because by that token she becomes a Scotswoman and Black Jack Randall has no jurisdiction over her.
The main character, a Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie, finds herself living alone in Tokyo, almost penniless, friendless and yet a compassionate but clear-eyed observer of Japanese culture and customs.
Think of the precedents—Proteus, Scylla… I am certain there is something extremely edifying in the Bible about Leviathan and a hook, and my old nurse, a dour Scotswoman, used to terrify me with stories of kelpies and other devilish creatures that drowned and ate their victims, apart from their livers.
One Scotswoman who is more than ready to apply is Margaret Kennedy , president of National Tartan Day ' s New York committee.
Who better that a Scotswoman to sing a Scottish tune?
“Th-thank you,” Beth stuttered, unable to contemplate with anything approaching equanimity the idea that this sturdy Scotswoman knew that she would be sharing a bed with her new, most scandalously married husband.
His best friend Tom Roberts is attracted to the Scotswoman and she reciprocates, but Lord Julian plans to finish what he started at sea.
If a Scotswoman could become a star, why not an Irishwoman—and one of the Bean Sídhe, no less?
The Scotswoman glowered at them in uncomprehending disapproval.
While riding a train north of Edinburgh, we struck up a conversation with a middle aged Scotswoman.