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Scottish

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotland, its people, their Gaelic language, or their English dialect
2. the the Scots collectively
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It is not, perhaps, necessary to enumerate so many reasons why the author of the Scottish Novels, as they were then exclusively termed, should be desirous to make an experiment on a subject purely English.
The Eastern tale-teller has for his theme the disguised expeditions of Haroun Alraschid with his faithful attendants, Mesrour and Giafar, through the midnight streets of Bagdad; and Scottish tradition dwells upon the similar exploits of James V., distinguished during such excursions by the travelling name of the Goodman of Ballengeigh, as the Commander of the Faithful, when he desired to be incognito, was known by that of Il Bondocani.
* This very curious poem, long a desideratum in Scottish literature,
To match an English and a Scottish author in the rival task of embodying and reviving the traditions of their respective countries, would be, you alleged, in the highest degree unequal and unjust.
The painter must introduce no ornament inconsistent with the climate or country of his landscape; he must not plant cypress trees upon Inch-Merrin, or Scottish firs among the ruins of Persepolis; and the author lies under a corresponding restraint.
It had taken but two minutes for the king to reach the tent of the Scottish commander; he dismounted and entered.
While the chiefs thus revelled in hall, and made the rafters resound with bursts of loyalty and old Scottish songs, chanted in voices cracked and sharpened by the northern blast, their merriment was echoed and prolonged by a mongrel legion of retainers, Canadian voyageurs, half-breeds, Indian hunters, and vagabond hangers-on who feasted sumptuously without on the crumbs that fell from their table, and made the welkin ring with old French ditties, mingled with Indian yelps and yellings.
Sir -The death of Scottish Labour is painful but not inevitable The recent fallout between Scottish Labour and the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell over a second independence referendum is another episode in the excruciatingly painful demise of the Scottish Labour Party.
Campaigners say millions of salmon sold by the country's fish farms should not be branded as Scottish, as salmon eggs are being imported from Norway and Iceland.
Mary Fee MSP is backing a new initiative get more women into politics and tackle the gender imbalance in Scottish politics.
A bill calling for Scottish bank notes to be accepted throughout the UK has been lodged in the House of Commons after Judy Murray had her north-of-the-border tenner rejected when she tried to use it to buy doughnuts from a London bakery.

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