Scottish Scot"tish, a. [From {Scot} a Scotchman: cf. AS. Scyttisc, and E. {Scotch}, a., {Scots}, a.] Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect. [1913 Webster]

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