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 for Scotchman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotch \Scotch\, a. [Cf. Scottish.]
     Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its
     inhabitants; Scottish.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Scotch broom (Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom.
        
  
     Scotch dipper, or Scotch duck (Zool.), the bufflehead; --
        called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman.
  
     Scotch fiddle, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott.
  
     Scotch mist, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
  
     Scotch nightingale (Zool.), the sedge warbler. [Prov. Eng.]
        
  
     Scotch pebble. See under pebble.
  
     Scotch pine (Bot.) See Riga fir.
  
     Scotch thistle (Bot.), a species of thistle ({Onopordon
        acanthium); -- so called from its being the national
        emblem of the Scotch.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotchman \Scotch"man\, n.; pl. Scotchmen.
     1. A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scot; a Scotsman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Naut.) A piece of wood or stiff hide placed over shrouds
        and other rigging to prevent chafe by the running gear.
        --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Scotchman
      n 1: a native or inhabitant of Scotland [syn: Scot,
           Scotsman, Scotchman]

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