What does the word scottish mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to Scotland or its people.

Usage examples for scottish

  1. It is the first popular book in which we have seen the outlines of the early history of the Scottish tribes exhibited with anything like accuracy. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  2. This is a very good regulation for England, for what I know; but why should the Scottish institutions, which do not, and cannot interfere with the influence of the Bank of England, be put on a level with those of which such jealousy is, justly or unjustly, entertained? – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  3. It looks exactly like a Scottish heath; and I have no doubt whatever that water would be found by digging on it; but as we could have obtained plenty from large holes in the rocks we did not make the attempt. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey