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  • proper n. Plural form of Scotswoman.


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  • Germans or Scotswomen, so that positively the poet had, after a hundred years and more of Norwegian habitation, not one drop of pure Norse blood to inherit from his parents.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • The women's event also came down to the last rock, with four Scotswomen defeating Switzerland and capturing the hearts of Great Britain. - World Championships preview: Curling

  • β€œOne would think there were no likely Scotswomen within the area, what with the way my family keeps importing English chits.”

    My Seduction

  • She had the grim, almost mannish face of some elderly Scotswomen and was dressed in a black blouse of the type which used to be called a bodice, a black skirt to her ankles, and a starched white apron.

    My Bones Will Keep

  • Since the introduction of machinery, however, there has been considerable trade, and a tambour lace is made for flounces, scarfs, &c. The more artistic class of work made by Scotswomen is that of embroidering fine muslin, and some really exquisite work is made by the common people in their homes.

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • Scotswomen in as full detail as he gave us his men; but it is not difficult for us to appreciate Mrs. Granahan and her daughter; Mrs. McKie, a "woman with a dead soul"; Mary Murray with her daftness over the boys; and even Sarah McMinn, so true in her managing and meanness, qualities necessary to the prosperity of her folk.

    Irish Plays and Playwrights

  • She was going out of the room without any more, when she suddenly bethought herself, and coming back went up to Miss Jean, and kissed her – a very unusual ceremony between these two shy Scotswomen.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • Scotswomen still the most common of all Christian names.

    Royal Edinburgh Her Saints, Kings, Prophets and Poets

  • Admittedly, Scotswomen do tend to be somewhat round, pale and lumpy, but that's still no reason ...

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