[ US /ˈskɑtʃ/ ]
[ UK /skˈɒt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
    Scots Gaelic
    `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'
    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'
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How To Use Scotch In A Sentence

  • He noticed the Scotch on a tabouret and a cigar box near a chromium smoking stand. What Would Philip Marlowe Do
  • As I approached the house I saw a tall man in a Scotch bonnet with a coat which was buttoned up to his chin waiting outside in the bright semicircle which was thrown from the fanlight. Sole Music
  • After an hour on the train I felt more like a large scotch. Times, Sunday Times
  • It's more approachable than Scotch, and more mixable.
  • Throwing my heart monitor out the window I plumped (no pun intended) for the dessert of fresh profiteroles served with butterscotch sauce.
  • However, a recent article scotches this by putting the position of UK manufacturing in context.
  • Here, as we have seen, their ruler was the pro-Roman queen, Cartimandua whose seat may have been at Stanwick, near Scotch Corner.
  • #47/December 2, 2009/4: 18 min. Jay Goldman, also known as his butterscotch alter-ego, the daring Mr. Mobile, dares you to gaze upon these Newest Episodes
  • WHEN I was a youngster I used to be quite a superstitious sort of person -- I suppose because I had a nurse till I was rather large, who was the sort of Scotchwoman which believes in fairies and red devils and those things. The Lake of Devils
  • It is the word magnus; the Scotchman makes of it his mac, which designates the chief of the clan; Mac-Farlane, Mac-Callumore, the great Farlane, the great Callumore [41]; slang turns it into meck and later le meg, that is to say, God. Les Misérables
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