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
[skoch-ahy-rish] /ˈskɒtʃˈaɪ rɪʃ/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) the descendants of the Lowland Scots who were settled in Ulster in the 17th century. adjective 2. of or relating to the Scotch-Irish. 3. of mixed Scottish and Irish descent.
noun, plural Scotchmen. 1. Sometimes Offensive. Scotsman. 2. (lowercase) lingcod. noun (pl) -men 1. (regarded as bad usage by the Scots) another word for Scotsman
noun 1. a combination of mist or fog and drizzle, occurring frequently in Scotland and parts of England. 2. a cocktail made by pouring Scotch whisky over finely crushed ice. noun 1. a heavy wet mist 2. drizzle
- Scotch pancake
noun 1. another name for drop scone