Scotch mist


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Scotch mist

n
1. (Physical Geography) a heavy wet mist
2. (Physical Geography) drizzle
[C16: so called because it is common on Scottish hills]
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Scotch mist

nnebbia densa accompagnata da pioggia
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A keen breeze sprung up off land, and a kind of aggravated Scotch mist soon drove everybody from the deck.
Well, believe it or not Elva had done this before many times; she dates, beguiles and captivates - and then she vanishes like scotch mist, and she's been doing this since possibly the 1950s, maybe even earlier.
SCOTCH MIST The ethereal Bealach na Ba mountain pass in Wester Ross in autumn
Scotch Mist, as our little vessel was called, had a canopy, cool box, MP3 dock and enough room for four people.
There is still a bitterness hanging in the air like a Scotch mist, even 20 years after the Hillsborough disaster in which 96 Liverpool fans were killed.