from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Scottish. See Usage Note at Scottish.
- n. The language traditionally spoken by people living in the Lowlands of Scotland. Scots is sometimes classified as a variety of English and sometimes as a separate language.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. 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.
- n. Plural form of Scot.
- adj. Scottish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Scotch; Scotch; Scottish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Scotch; Scottish: as, Scots law; five pound Scots.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
- n. the dialect of English used in Scotland
Middle English scottis, variant of scottisc, Scottish, from Scotte, sing. of Scottes, Scotsmen; see Scot.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Scots and Northern variant of Scottish. (Wiktionary)