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scots


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Scots  \Scots\,  a.  [For  older  Scottis  Scottish.  See  {Scottish}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Scotch;  Scotch;  Scottish;  as  Scots 
  law;  a  pound  Scots  (1s.  8d.). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Scots 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Scotland  or  its 
  people  or  culture  or  its  English  dialect  or  Gaelic 
  language;  "Scots  gaelic";  "the  Scots  community  in  New 
  York";  "`Scottish'  tends  to  be  the  more  formal  term  as 
  in  `The  Scottish  Symphony'  or  `Scottish  authors'  or 
  `Scottish  mountains'";  "`Scotch'  is  in  disfavor  with 
  Scottish  people  and  is  used  primarily  outside  Scotland 
  except  in  such  frozen  phrases  as  `Scotch  broth'  or 
  `Scotch  whiskey'  or  `Scotch  plaid'"  [syn:  {Scots},  {Scottish}, 
  {Scotch}] 
  n  :  the  dialect  of  English  used  in  Scotland  [syn:  {Scottish},  {Scots}, 
  {Scots  English}] 




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