: of, relating to, or descended from Scottish settlers in northern Ireland

Word History

First Known Use

1622, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Scotch-Irish was in 1622

Dictionary Entries Near Scotch-Irish

Cite this Entry

“Scotch-Irish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotch-Irish. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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