verb (used with object)
to put a definite end to; crush; stamp out; foil:
to scotch a rumor; to scotch a plan.
to cut, gash, or score.
to injure so as to make harmless.
to block or prop with a wedge or chock.
a cut, gash, or score.
a block or wedge put under a wheel, barrel, etc., to prevent slipping.
verb (used with object), noun, Masonry.
scutch (defs 2, 4).
to put an end to; crush: bad weather scotched our plans
(archaic) to injure so as to render harmless
(obsolete) to cut or score
(archaic) a gash; scratch
a line marked down, as for hopscotch
(transitive) to block, prop, or prevent from moving with or as if with a wedge
a block or wedge to prevent motion
another word for Scottish
the Scots or their language
Also called Scotch whisky. whisky distilled esp from fermented malted barley and made in Scotland
(Northeast English) a type of relatively mild beer
noun 1. British Cookery. a hard-boiled egg encased in sausage meat, breaded, and deep-fried. noun 1. (Brit) a hard-boiled egg enclosed in a layer of sausage meat, covered in egg and crumbs, and fried
noun, Metallurgy. 1. ore hearth.
noun 1. (not in technical use) Scots Gaelic.
Trademark. 1. a brand name for a fluorocarbon chemical used for the treatment of upholstery and other fabrics to render them water- and oil-repellent and stain-resistant.