Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman who is a native or inhabitant of Scotland.
  • noun A woman of Scottish ancestry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A woman from Scotland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman who is a Scot

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Because by that token she becomes a Scotswoman and Black Jack Randall has no jurisdiction over her.

    Matthew Peterson interviews Diana Gabaldon

  • One Scotswoman who is more than ready to apply is Margaret Kennedy , president of National Tartan Day ' s New York committee.

    A Society

  • Who better that a Scotswoman to sing a Scottish tune?

    Joan E. Dowlin: Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

  • 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.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Who better that a Scotswoman to sing a Scottish tune?

    Joan E. Dowlin: Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

  • 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.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • 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.

    Reading Japan

  • Who better that a Scotswoman to sing a Scottish tune?

    Joan E. Dowlin: Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

  • 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.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Who better that a Scotswoman to sing a Scottish tune?

    Joan E. Dowlin: Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.