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    scots

    scots - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scots

    Definition
    (noun) the dialect of English used in Scotland
    Synonyms : scots english , scottish
    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
    Synonyms : scotch , scottish
    Example Sentence
    • 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'
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