Scotch


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scotch

a line marked down, as for hopscotch

Scotch

1
1. another word for Scottish
2. the Scots or their language

Scotch

2
1. whisky distilled esp from fermented malted barley and made in Scotland
2. Northeast English a type of relatively mild beer

scotch

[skäch]
(design engineering)
(engineering)
A wooden stopblock or iron catch placed under a wheel or other curved object to prevent slipping or rolling.

scutch, scotch

A bricklayer’s tool, with a cutting edge on each side, for cutting, trimming, and dressing brick or stone.
References in classic literature ?
The Scotch chieftains looked at each other in their turn with frowning brows.
The eyes of the Scotch flashed fire; and, as often happens on such occasions, from shame they passed to effrontery and two heads of clans advanced upon the king.
"My lord," replied Spithead, "he told it me, but those devils of French names are so difficult to pronounce for a Scotch throat, that I could not retain it.
But Julia keeps no diary in these days; never sings Affection's Dirge; eternally quarrels with the old Scotch Croesus, who is a sort of yellow bear with a tanned hide.
The Scotch landlord meant well, we may be sure, and a very small pinch of humour, or even mere ordinary humanity, as distinct from humanitarianism, would have taken in the situation.
Near the top of this hill, about two miles from Linden-Car, stood Wildfell Hall, a superannuated mansion of the Elizabethan era, built of dark grey stone, venerable and picturesque to look at, but doubtless, cold and gloomy enough to inhabit, with its thick stone mullions and little latticed panes, its time-eaten air-holes, and its too lonely, too unsheltered situation, - only shielded from the war of wind and weather by a group of Scotch firs, themselves half blighted with storms, and looking as stern and gloomy as the Hall itself.
Indian tariffs of 150 percent are a hurdle for exporters, but its spirits market is set to expand 3 percent in 2016, according to industry data specialist IWSR, and Scotch distillers are keen to gain a bigger market share.
Miss Lily's executive chef Adam Schop talks about the scotch bonnet chili
6 After years of hiccups, Scotch whisky sales are back in good spirits.
IF YOU LOVE Scotch ("Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch."), you'll only be truly happy if you travel with your own brand.
[USPRwire, Mon Feb 01 2016] Technavio's market research analyst predicts the global scotch whiskey market to witness a steady growth at a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period.
Among whisky categories, Scotch is most venerable, enjoying a reputation for sophistication and elegance.