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A Scotswoman. See Usage Note at Scottish.


n, pl -women
(Peoples) (regarded as bad usage by the Scots) another word for Scotswoman


(ˈskɒtʃˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
Sometimes Offensive. Scotswoman.
usage: See Scotch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scotchwoman - a woman who is a Scot
Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman - a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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In the meantime the girl had gone straight home, light as a bird, tremulous with joy, to the little cottage where she lived alone with a maiden aunt; and to that lady, a grim, sixty years old Scotchwoman, with a nodding head, communicated news of her encounter and invitation.
I knew that night and day she was trying to get ready for a world without her mother in it, but she must remain dumb; none of us was so Scotch as she, she must bear her agony alone, a tragic solitary Scotchwoman.
You are not a true Scotchwoman, if you don't like the 'parritch.