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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of scotch.

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Examples

  • Scotch is just a corruption of the word scotched, meaning processed.

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  • Yet, some traders seemed to ignore the reassurances, perhaps recalling scotched deals for other Wall Street banks from overseas interests.

    Dow Jones Industrials Lost 18% in Their Worst Week Ever

  • I suppose everyone has heard that the attempt to re-run the advertisements with the slogan "go to work on an egg" has been "scotched" (boiled or scrambled, even) by the UK's broadcast advertising clearance centre?

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  • The best way to have 'scotched' that problem would have been devolution of power not to Home Nation bodies but to private individuals, communities and businesses.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • I suppose everyone has heard that the attempt to re-run the advertisements with the slogan "go to work on an egg" has been "scotched" (boiled or scrambled, even) by the UK's broadcast advertising clearance centre?

    June 2007

  • I suppose everyone has heard that the attempt to re-run the advertisements with the slogan "go to work on an egg" has been "scotched" (boiled or scrambled, even) by the UK's broadcast advertising clearance centre?

    Let them eat cake (egg-free of course)

  • I suppose everyone has heard that the attempt to re-run the advertisements with the slogan "go to work on an egg" has been "scotched" (boiled or scrambled, even) by the UK's broadcast advertising clearance centre?

    Let them eat cake (egg-free of course)

  • Scotland, where the witch was cut or 'scotched' on the face and forehead.

    The Superstitions of Witchcraft

  • Like the serpent that has done his duty so long, it had been effectually "scotched" but it still breathed; and Dr. Caulfield felt a little of the gallantry that once possessed his soul as he walked toward the Vanross residence accompanied by his young friend.

    A Charleston Love Story; or, Hortense Vanross

  • The Scotsman retired from the witness-box "scotched," perhaps, in reputation, but not "killed" as to testimony.

    Paul Clifford — Complete

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