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scotch Idioms & Phrases


butter-scotch

But"ter-scotch` noun
Definitions
  1. A kind of candy, mainly composed of sugar and butter. Colloq. Dickens.
Webster 1913

scotch and soda

  • noun a highball with Scotch malt whiskey and club soda
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scotch asphodel

  • noun false asphodel having spikes of white flowers; of mountainous regions of Europe
    Tofieldia pusilla.
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Scotch broom

  • noun deciduous erect spreading broom native to western Europe; widely cultivated for its rich yellow flowers
    green broom; common broom; Cytisus scoparius.
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  • (Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom.
Webster 1913

scotch broth

  • noun a thick soup made from beef or mutton with vegetables and pearl barley
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Scotch dipper, ∨ Scotch duck

  • (Zoöl.), the bufflehead; called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman.
Webster 1913

scotch egg

  • noun hard-cooked egg encased in sausage meat then breaded and deep-fried
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Scotch fiddle

  • the itch. Low Sir W. Scott.
Webster 1913

scotch fir

  • noun medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
    Scots pine; Scotch fir; Pinus sylvestris.
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scotch gale

  • noun bog shrub of north temperate zone having bitter-tasting fragrant leaves
    sweet gale; Myrica gale.
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scotch kiss

  • noun butterscotch candy kiss
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scotch laburnum

  • noun an ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum
    Alpine golden chain; Laburnum alpinum.
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scotch malt whiskey

  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch; Scotch whiskey.
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scotch malt whisky

  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch; Scotch whiskey.
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scotch marigold

  • noun the common European annual marigold
    common marigold; pot marigold; Calendula officinalis; ruddles.
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Scotch mist

  • a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
Webster 1913

Scotch nightingale

  • (Zoöl.), the sedge warbler. Prov. Eng.
Webster 1913

scotch pancake

  • noun a scone made by dropping a spoonful of batter on a griddle
    drop scone; griddlecake.
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Scotch pebble

  • . See under pebble.
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Scotch pine

  • noun medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
    Scots pine; Scotch fir; Pinus sylvestris.
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  • (Bot.) See Riga fir.
Webster 1913

scotch tape

  • noun transparent or semitransparent adhesive tape (trade names Scotch tape and Sellotape) used for sealing or attaching or mending
    Sellotape; cellulose tape.
  • verb fasten or attach with sellotape
    sellotape.
    • The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest's door
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scotch terrier

  • noun old Scottish breed of small long-haired usually black terrier with erect tail and ears
    Scottie; Scottish terrier.
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Scotch thistle

  • noun biennial Eurasian white hairy thistle having pale purple flowers; naturalized in North America
    woolly thistle; Onopordon acanthium; cotton thistle; Onopordum acanthium.
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  • (Bot.), a species of thistle (Onopordon acanthium); so called from its being the national emblem of the Scotch.
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scotch whiskey

  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch; Scotch whiskey.
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scotch whisky

  • noun whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    Scotch malt whisky; Scotch malt whiskey; malt whiskey; malt whisky; Scotch; Scotch whiskey.
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scotch woodcock

  • noun creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste
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scotch-hopper

Scotch"-hop`per noun
Definitions
  1. Hopscotch.
Webster 1913

Scotched collops

  • (Cookery), a dish made of pieces of beef or veal cut thin, or minced, beaten flat, and stewed with onion and other condiments; called also Scotch collops. Written also scotcht collops.
Webster 1913