scotch

Part of speech: verb

To cut or wound slightly.

Part of speech: adjective

Scottish.

Part of speech: verb

To dress, as stone, with a pick.

Part of speech: noun

A superficial cut; scratch.

Part of speech: noun

The people of Scotland; used as a plural.

Part of speech: noun

One of the languages spoken by Scots.

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Usage examples "scotch":

  1. He paused and looked down at his scotch. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  2. The Scotch would not know it to be barren. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.
  3. Still, he might think of this plan; for they say that the lady is an old friend of Hereward's, and not over fond of her Scotch husband. - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.