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scotch



Pronunciation: (skoch), [key]
v.t.
1. to put a definite end to; crush; stamp out; foil: to scotch a rumor; to scotch a plan.
2. to cut, gash, or score.
3. to injure so as to make harmless.
4. to block or prop with a wedge or chock.

n.
1. a cut, gash, or score.
2. a block or wedge put under a wheel, barrel, etc., to prevent slipping.

scotch



Pronunciation: (skoch), [key]
v.t., n. Masonry.
scutch (defs. 2, 4).

Scotch



Pronunciation: (skoch), [key]
adj.
1. of Scottish origin; resembling or regarded as characteristic of Scotland or the Scottish people (used outside Scotland): Scotch plaid.
2. Sometimes Offensive.Scottish (def. 1).
3. (usually l.c.) Informal.frugal; provident; thrifty.

n.
1. (used with a pl. v.) Sometimes Offensive.the Scottish people; Scots.
2. (often l.c.) See Scotch whisky.
3. Sometimes Offensive.Scots (def. 1).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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