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Scots

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adjective \ˈskäts\

Simple Definition of Scots

  • : of or relating to Scotland or its people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Scots

  1. :  scottish —used especially of the people and language and in legal context

Origin of scots

Middle English Scottis, alteration of Scottish


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with scots


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Scots

noun

Simple Definition of Scots

  • : the English language of Scotland

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Scots

  1. :  the English language of Scotland

14th Century

First Known Use of scots

14th century


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