Definition of Scotched

1. Verb. (past of scotch) ¹



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Definition of Scotched

1. scotch [v] - See also: scotch

Scotched Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scotched

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

Literary usage of Scotched

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1. Preventable Diseases by Woods Hutchinson (1909)
"CHAPTER VII TUBERCULOSIS, A scotched SNAKE n CLOSELY allied to the discovery that sunlight and fresh air are fatal to the microorganisms of tuberculosis ..."

2. Sunshine and Storm in Rhodesia: Being a Narrative of Events in Matabeleland by Frederick Courteney Selous (1896)
"... VI Difficulties of the colonists much underrated—The Matabele campaign of 1893—Military spirit scotched, not killed—Estimated native losses— Disarmament ..."

3. Chronicles of the Twenty-first Regiment New York State Volunteers: Embracing by John Harrison Mills (1887)
"—A viper scotched.—First pay-day.—Life in Camp, and how we take it —A lesson concerning entrenchments.—Marching orders.—Rumors and anticipations. ..."

4. The Exploits of Myles Standish by Henry Johnson (1897)
"... A council of war—Sagacious plans—Standish sails on his plucky errand—The " little man " tries to keep his temper, and succeeds—scotched and killed ! ..."

5. Seeta by Meadows Taylor (1872)
"scotched, BUT NOT KILLED. IN a small obscure village of the ... indeed, and the ruffian would have been laid dead with the others we know of: scotched ..."

6. Paris Days and London Nights by Alice Ziska Snyder, Milton Valentine Snyder (1921)
"... Retirement in Ypres Sector Deceived Germans—Censors Consider a Newspaper "Beat" a Thing of Evil that Must Be scotched—German Newspapers' Absurd Stories ..."

7. Paris Days and London Nights by Alice Ziska Snyder, Milton Valentine Snyder (1921)
"... Blucher at Waterloo—British Retirement in Ypres Sector Deceived Germans—Censors Consider a Newspaper "Beat" a Thing of Evil that Must Be scotched—German ..."

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