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Scotch most commonly refers to: *
Scotch (adjective) ''Scotch'' is an adjective in English language, English, meaning "of or from Scotland". Many Scots dislike the term ''Scotch'' and some consider it offensive. The modern usage in Scotland is ''Scottish'' or ''Scots'', and the word ''Scotch'' is ...
, a largely obsolescent adjective meaning "of or from
Scotland Scotland ( sco, Scotland, gd, Alba Alba (Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic ( gd, Gàidhlig or Scots Gaelic, sometimes referred to simply as Gaelic) is a Goidelic language (in the Celtic languages, Celtic branch of the Indo-European ...

Scotland
" **Scotch, old-fashioned name for the indigenous languages of the Scottish people: ***
Scots language Scots (endonym An endonym (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is a ...
("Broad Scotch") ***
Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic ( gd, Gàidhlig ), also known as Scots Gaelic and Gaelic, is a Goidelic language The Goidelic or Gaelic languages ( ga, teangacha Gaelacha; gd, cànanan Goidhealach; gv, çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of the two groups o ...
("Scotch Gaelic") **
Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster-Scots: ''Ulstèr-Scotch'', ga, Albanai ...
("Scotch-Irish"), ethnic group of people descending from Lowland Scots who migrated to Ulster, in Ireland, and then on to the American colonies *
Scotch whisky Scotch whisky (; sco, Scots whisky/whiskie, whusk(e)y; often simply called whisky or Scotch) is malt whiskyMalt whisky is whisky made from a fermented mashing, mash consisting primarily of malted barley. If the product is made exclusively at a ...
, a whisky made in Scotland, which outside Scotland is commonly abbreviated as "Scotch" Scotch may also refer to:


Places

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Scotch Corner Scotch Corner is a Junction (road), junction of the A1(M) motorway, A1(M) and A66 road, A66 Trunk road#United Kingdom, trunk roads near Richmond, North Yorkshire, Richmond in North Yorkshire, England. It has been described as "the modern gate ...
, a junction of the A1 road and the A66 road in North Yorkshire, England


Art, entertainment, and media

* Scotch (band), an Italian disco/pop group during the 1980s *
Hopscotch Hopscotch is a popular playground A playground, playpark, or play area is a place designed to provide an environment for child Biologically, a child (plural children) is a human Humans (''Homo sapiens'') are the most abundant ...

Hopscotch
, a children's game *
Scotch Game The Scotch Game, or Scotch Opening, is a chess opening A chess opening or simply an opening is the initial stage of a chess game. It usually consists of established Chess_theory#Opening_theory, theory; the other phases are the chess middlega ...

Scotch Game
, a chess opening


Brands and enterprises

*Scotch, a brand name used by 3M until 1996 for recordable media, such as audio cassettes and video cassettes *
Scotch Tape Scotch Tape is a brand name A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business Business is the activity of ...

Scotch Tape
, a commercial brand name for a type of adhesive tape made by 3M


Food and drink

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Butterscotch Butterscotch is a type of confectionery whose primary ingredients are brown sugar and butter, but other ingredients are part of some recipes, such as corn syrup, cream, vanilla, and salt. The earliest known recipes, in mid-19th century Yorkshire ...
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Scotch ale Pale ale is a typically golden to amber coloured style of ale Ale is a type Type may refer to: Science and technology Computing * Typing, producing text via a keyboard, typewriter, etc. * Data type, collection of values used for computati ...
, a type of strong ale found in Scotland and North East England *Scotch Beef, beef from suckler cattle in Scotland with EU
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Scotch broth #REDIRECT Scotch broth#REDIRECT Scotch broth Scotch broth Broth, also known as bouillon [], is a Umami, savory liquid made of water in which bones, meat, or vegetables have been simmering, simmered. It can be eaten alone, but it is most commonl ...
, a soup made with mutton, barley, leeks, peas, carrots and swedes (rutabagas) *
Scotch egg A Scotch egg is a boiled egg Boiled eggs are eggs, typically from a chicken The chicken (''Gallus gallus domesticus''), a subspecies of the red junglefowl, is a type of domestication, domesticated fowl, originally from Asia. Rooster or ...

Scotch egg
, a hard boiled egg served wrapped in sausage meat and breadcrumbs, and fried *Scotch pancake, a small, sweet
pancake A pancake (or hotcake, griddlecake, or flapjack) is a flat cake, often thin and round, prepared from a starch-based batter Batter or batters may refer to: * Batter (cooking), thin dough that can be easily poured into a pan * Batter (baseb ...

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Scotch pie A Scotch pie or mutton pie is a small, double-crust meat pie A meat pie is a pie with a chunky filling of meat Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times. The adv ...

Scotch pie
, a small, double-crust meat pie filled with minced mutton or other meat


Materials and goods

*Scotch, a wedge used to prevent railway vehicles moving in clip and scotch *
Scotch gauge Scotch most commonly refers to: * Scotch (adjective) ''Scotch'' is an adjective in English language, English, meaning "of or from Scotland". Many Scots dislike the term ''Scotch'' and some consider it offensive. The modern usage in Scotland i ...
, a
narrow gauge A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge In rail transport Rail transport (also known as train transport) is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicle A vehicle ...
of railway used in Scotland and Japan * Scotch key, pins inserted into holes drilled axially to fix an item such as a gear onto a shaft


Typography

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Scotch Roman Scotch Roman is a class of typefaces popular in the early nineteenth century, particularly in the United States and to a lesser extent the United Kingdom. These typefaces were modeled on a design known as Pica No. 2 from the Edinburgh foundry of W ...
is a class of 19th century typefaces


Computing

*The Scotch and PT-Scotch software for
Graph partition In mathematics, a graph partition is the reduction of a graph Graph may refer to: Mathematics *Graph (discrete mathematics), a structure made of vertices and edges **Graph theory, the study of such graphs and their properties *Graph (topology), ...
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Other uses

* Scotch College (disambiguation), several private schools associated with the Presbyterian Church and/or the Uniting Church, in Australia * Scotch Mist (disambiguation)


See also

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Scots (disambiguation) Scots may refer to: People and cultures * Scots language Scots (endonym An endonym (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is ...
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Scottish (disambiguation) Scottish usually refers to something of, from, or related to Scotland, including: *Scottish Gaelic, a Celtic Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family native to Scotland *Scottish English *Scottish national identity, the Scottish iden ...
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