Search Result for "scottish":
1. the dialect of English used in Scotland;
[syn: Scottish, Scots, Scots English]
1. of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language;
- Example: "Scots Gaelic"
- Example: "the Scots community in New York"
- Example: "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"
- Example: "`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'"
[syn: Scots, Scottish, Scotch]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Scottish \Scot"tish\, a. [From Scot a Scotchman: cf. AS. Scyttisc, and E. Scotch, a., Scots, a.] Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect. [1913 Webster]