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scotch

noun: a slight surface cut (especially a notch that is made to keep a tally)

noun: whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still

verb: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

verb: make a small cut or score into

adj: 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'"

adj: avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"


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scotch

Length: 6 letters

Scrabble value: 13

Words with Friends value: 14

Literati value: 7

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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