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Scots

adjective \ ˈskäts \

Definition of Scots

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

Origin and Etymology of scots

Middle English Scottis, alteration of Scottish


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Scots

noun

Definition of Scots

: the English language of Scotland

First Known Use of scots

15th century


SCOTS Defined for English Language Learners

Scots

adjective

Definition of Scots for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to Scotland or its people


Scots

noun

Definition of Scots for English Language Learners

  • : the English language of Scotland



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