Scots



noun
1.
Also called Scottish. the English language as spoken in Scotland.
Compare Scots Gaelic.
adjective
2.
Scottish (def 1).
noun, History/Historical.
1.
a payment or charge.
2.
one’s share of a payment or charge.
3.
an assessment or tax.
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Scotland.
2.
one of an ancient Gaelic people who came from northern Ireland about the 6th century a.d. and settled in the northwestern part of Great Britain, and after whom Scotland was named.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, its people, their English dialects, or their Gaelic language
noun
2.
any of the English dialects spoken or written in Scotland See also Lallans
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Scotland
2.
a member of a tribe of Celtic raiders from the north of Ireland who carried out periodic attacks against the British mainland coast from the 3rd century ad, eventually settling in N Britain during the 5th and 6th centuries
see: get off (scot-free)

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