Definition of Scotching

1. n. Dressing stone with a pick or pointed instrument.



Definition of Scotching

1. Verb. (present participle of scotch) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scotching

1. scotch [v] - See also: scotch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scotching

scorzalite
scorzonera
scorzoneras
scot-free
scot and lot
scot free
scotch-hoppers
scotch argus
scotch arguses
scotch bonnet
scotch bonnets
scotched
scotcheroo
scotcheroos
scotches
scotching (current term)
scotchman
scoter
scoters
scotfree
scotia
scotias
scotic
scotino
scotinos
scotist
scotistic
scotlandite
scoto-
scotochromogenic

Literary usage of Scotching

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1. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by Marion Mills Miller, United States Congress, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"The latter half of the message was in its nature an address to the country upon the fallacies of secession THE AMERICAN EAGLE scotching THE SNAKE OF ..."

2. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"scotching " the Swindling Stock Salesman It is not the province of the law to repress the speculative instinct—to it the world largely owes its progress—and ..."

3. Our Navy at Work: The Yankee Fleet in French Waters as Seen by Reginald by Reginald Wright Kauffman (1918)
"... PART THREE scotching THE SUBMARINE CHAPTER VII IN THE NAME OF THE LORD I WILL DESTROY THEM A THICK volume of typewritten manuscript lay on ..."

4. Our Navy at Work: The Yankee Fleet in French Waters as Seen by Reginald by Reginald Wright Kauffman (1918)
"... PART THREE scotching THE SUBMARINE CHAPTER VII IN THE NAME OF THE LORD I WILL DESTROY THEM A THICK volume of typewritten manuscript lay on the desk in ..."

5. Our Navy at Work: The Yankee Fleet in French Waters as Seen by Reginald by Reginald Wright Kauffman (1918)
"... PART THREE scotching THE SUBMARINE CHAPTER VII IN THE NAME OF THE LORD I WILL DESTROY THEM A THICK volume of typewritten manuscript lay on the desk in ..."

6. Making More Money in Storekeeping: By W. R. Hotchkin by William Rowland Hotchkin (1917)
""scotching" the Return Privilege The easiest method of procedure would be to have local boards of health pass ordinances against this practice, ..."

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