Scotchman Scotch"man, n.; pl. {Scotchmen}. 1. A native or inhabitant of Scotland; a Scot; a Scotsman. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) A piece of wood or stiff hide placed over shrouds and other rigging to prevent chafe by the running gear. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]

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