What does Scots mean?

Definitions for Scots
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scottish, Scots, Scots Englishadjective

    the dialect of English used in Scotland

  2. Scots, Scottish, Scotchadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language

    "Scots Gaelic"; "the Scots community in New York"; "`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"; "`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

Wiktionary

  1. Scotsadjective

    Scottish

    Etymology: and Northern variant of Scottish.

  2. Scotsnoun

    A Germanic language closely related to English and descended from northern dialects of Middle English, spoken in parts of Scotland, now especially in the central, northeastern and southern regions of the country.

    Etymology: and Northern variant of Scottish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scotsadjective

    of or pertaining to the Scotch; Scotch; Scottish; as, Scots law; a pound Scots (1s. 8d.)

    Etymology: [For older Scottis Scottish. See Scottish.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scots

    See “Scotia.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scots in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scots in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Scots in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Evans:

    The Scots've lost The Scots first game, but I think The Scots just need to put that behind The Scots now. The Scots can take the positives from that game and work on the negative aspects, the goal hasn't changed, whether that be finishing in first, second or potentially third place, The Scots goal is to get out of that group.

  2. Toby Perkins:

    It has often seemed incongruous to me that when England has played against other home nations on the football or rugby field, that while the Welsh or Scots sing an anthem that reflects their nation's identity, England should sing about Britain, it reflects the sense that we see Britain and England as synonymous and this not only denies us English an opportunity to celebrate the nation that is being represented but is also a cause for resentment among other countries within the British isles who feel that England have requisitioned the British song.

  3. Stan Greenberg:

    The Conservatives did well in running as an anti-immigration, anti-Europe and anti-Scots party.

  4. Rob Ford:

    There's still a long way to go until the next election in 2024 and, without the European Union, Boris Johnson needs a new enemy that appeals to Boris Johnson base, scotland is nearly perfect, as lots of English voters think Scots get a great deal out of European Union and find the complaining a little irritating.

  5. Rupert Murdoch:

    Scots probably will hold the balance.

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