from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of scotch.
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I supported HIllary clinton or the Clintons here in CA till she used scortch earth republicans tactics to Obama.
To that amber base I would like to add a tad of smoky-resinous notes of Choya Loban the distractive distillation of benzoin, meaning it is left ot burn and scortch a little in the process, to produce a wonderfully smoky burnt caramel scent.
To prepare the ground they bruise the barke of the trees neare the root, then doe they scortch the roots with fire that they grow no more.
The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from Their First Beginning, Ano: 1584. To This Present 1624. With the Procedings of Those Severall Colonies and the Accidents That Befell Them in All Their Journyes and Discoveries. Also the Maps and Descriptions of All Those Countryes, Their Commodities, People, Government, Customes, and Religion Yet Knowne. Divided into Sixe Bookes. By Captaine Iohn Smith, Sometymes Governour in Those Countryes & Admirall of New England
2729: Did scortch his mortall Son, thine him; the huntresse