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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Scotchman  \Scotch"man\,  n.;  pl  {Scotchmen}. 
  1.  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Scotland;  a  Scot;  a  Scotsman. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  piece  of  wood  or  stiff  hide  placed  over  shrouds 
  and  other  rigging  to  prevent  chafe  by  the  running  gear. 
  --Ham.  Nav.  Encyc. 




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