Scots·​wom·​an ˈskäts-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce Scotswoman (audio)
: a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Scotland

Word History

First Known Use

1522, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Scotswoman was in 1522

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Cite this Entry

“Scotswoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition


Scots·​wom·​an -swu̇m-ən How to pronounce Scotswoman (audio)
: a woman born or living in Scotland
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