Scotch mist


Definition of Scotch mist

1 : a dense mist mixed with drizzle

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Other Words from Scotch mist

Scotch-misty \ ˈ⸗ˈ⸗⸗ \ adjective

First Known Use of Scotch mist

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Scotch mist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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