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

  Scotch \Scotch\, v. t. [Probably the same word as scutch; cf.
     Norw. skoka, skoko, a swingle for flax; perhaps akin to E.
     shake.]
     To cut superficially; to wound; to score.
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           We have scotched the snake, not killed it. --Shak.
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     Scotched collops (Cookery), a dish made of pieces of beef
        or veal cut thin, or minced, beaten flat, and stewed with
        onion and other condiments; -- called also Scotch
        collops. [Written also scotcht collops.]
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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.
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotch \Scotch\, n.
     1. The dialect or dialects of English spoken by the people of
        Scotland.
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     2. Collectively, the people of Scotland.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotch \Scotch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scotched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Scotching.] [Cf. Prov. E. scote a prop, and Walloon ascot a
     prop, ascoter to prop, F. accoter, also Armor. skoaz the
     shoulder, skoazia to shoulder up, to prop, to support, W.
     ysgwydd a shoulder, ysgwyddo to shoulder. Cf. Scoat.]
     [Written also scoatch, scoat.]
     To shoulder up; to prop or block with a wedge, chock, etc.,
     as a wheel, to prevent its rolling or slipping.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotch \Scotch\, n.
     A slight cut or incision; a score. --Walton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scotch \Scotch\, n.
     A chock, wedge, prop, or other support, to prevent slipping;
     as, a scotch for a wheel or a log on inclined ground.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Scotch
      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its
             people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic
             language; "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'" [syn: Scots,
             Scottish, Scotch]
      2: avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical
         shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing
         father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and
         light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they
         remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only
         informally" [syn: economical, frugal, scotch,
         sparing, stinting]
      n 1: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to
           keep a tally) [syn: score, scotch]
      2: whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from
         malted barley in a pot still [syn: Scotch, Scotch
         whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky,
         Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky]
      v 1: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of;
           "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's
           amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn:
           thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross,
           frustrate, baffle, bilk]
      2: make a small cut or score into

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "Scotch":
     canny, careful, chary, cheeseparing, conserving, economic,
     economical, economizing, forehanded, frugal, labor-saving,
     money-saving, parsimonious, penny-wise, provident, prudent,
     prudential, saving, scrimping, skimping, spare, sparing, thrifty,
     time-saving, unwasteful, wary
  
  

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  255 Moby Thesaurus words for "scotch":
     Vandyke, abrade, arrest, baffle, balk, bark, bearing rein,
     birthmark, bit, blast, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, bloody,
     blotch, bottle up, brake, brand, brave, break, burn, caste mark,
     chafe, chain, chalk, chalk up, challenge, check, check off,
     checkmark, checkmate, checkrein, chip, chock, chop, cicatrix,
     cicatrize, circumvent, claw, cleft, clog, confound, confront,
     contravene, counter, counteract, countercheck, countermand,
     counterwork, crack, craze, crena, crenellate, crenulate, crimp,
     cross, curb, curb bit, cut, dam up, damp, dampen, damper, dapple,
     dash, defeat, define, defy, delay, delimit, demarcate, depression,
     destroy, detain, discolor, discoloration, discomfit, disconcert,
     discountenance, dish, disrupt, doorstop, dot, drag, drag sail,
     drift anchor, drift sail, drogue, earmark, elude, engrave,
     engraving, fetter, fleck, flick, flummox, foil, fracture, fray,
     frazzle, freckle, fret, frustrate, gall, gash, graving, hack,
     hatch, hinder, hold back, hold in check, hold up, holdback, hurt,
     impede, impress, imprint, incise, incision, indent, indentation,
     inhibit, injure, intercept, interfere, intermeddle, interrupt,
     intervene, jag, jog, joggle, jot, keep back, keep in check, kerf,
     knock the chocks, knurl, lacerate, lentigo, line, machicolate,
     macula, maim, make a mark, make mincemeat of, mark, mark off,
     mark out, marking, martingale, maul, meddle, mill, mole, mottle,
     mutilate, nevus, nick, nock, nonplus, notch, oppose, patch, pelham,
     pencil, pepper, perplex, picot, pierce, pink, point, polka dot,
     prick, print, punch, punctuate, puncture, remora, rend, repress,
     resist, restrain, retard, riddle, rip, ruin, run, rupture,
     sabotage, savage, scald, scallop, scar, scarification, scarify,
     scorch, score, scrape, scratch, scratching, scuff, sea anchor,
     seal, seam, serrate, set back, shackle, skin, slacken, slash, slit,
     snaffle, snub, speck, speckle, spike, splash, splotch, spoil,
     spoke, spot, sprain, stab, stain, stamp, stay, stick, stigma,
     stigmatize, stonewall, stop, strain, strawberry mark, streak,
     striate, stripe, stump, suppress, tattoo, tattoo mark, tear,
     thwart, tick, tick off, tittle, tooth, trace, trammel, traumatize,
     underline, underscore, upset, watermark, wound, wrench
  
  

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