from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of an ancient people of northern Britain. They remained undefeated by the Romans and in the ninth century joined with the Scots to form a kingdom later to become Scotland.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A member of an ancient people of northern and central Scotland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a race of people, of disputed origin, who formerly inhabited a part of the Highlands of Scotland and other regions.
- A dialectal (Scotch) form of pick for pitch.
From Middle English Pictes, Picts, from Late Latin Pictī, from Latin pictī, pl. of pictus, painted; see picture.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin Pictus. (Wiktionary)