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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scotch  \Scotch\,  a.  [Cf.  {Scottish}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Scotland,  its  language,  or  its 
  inhabitants;  Scottish. 
  {Scotch  broom}  (Bot.),  the  {Cytisus  scoparius}.  See  {Broom}. 
  {Scotch  dipper},  or  {Scotch  duck}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  bufflehead; 
  --  called  also  {Scotch  teal},  and  {Scotchman}. 
  {Scotch  fiddle},  the  itch.  [Low]  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
  {Scotch  mist},  a  coarse,  dense  mist,  like  fine  rain. 
  {Scotch  nightingale}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  sedge  warbler.  [Prov. 
  {Scotch  pebble}.  See  under  {pebble}. 
  {Scotch  pine}  (Bot.)  See  {Riga  fir}. 
  {Scotch  thistle}  (Bot.),  a  species  of  thistle  ({Onopordon 
  acanthium});  --  so  called  from  its  being  the  national 
  emblem  of  the  Scotch. 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  Scotland  [syn:  {Scot},  {Scotsman}, 

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