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  1. scotch
    IPA[skäCH]
  2. verb

    • 1. decisively put an end to:

      a spokesman has scotched the rumors
    • 2. render (something regarded as dangerous) temporarily harmless:

      feudal power in France was scotched, though far from killed
    • 3. wedge (someone or something) somewhere:

      he soon scotched himself against a wall
    • 4. prevent (a wheel or other rolling object) from moving or slipping by placing a wedge underneath:

      when Lucille reached the depot, the coachman shouted “Scotch the wheels!”

    noun

    • 1. a wedge placed under a wheel or other rolling object to prevent it moving or slipping.

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: scotch, 3rd person present: scotches, gerund or present participle: scotching, past tense: scotched, past participle: scotched

    • noun

      short for Scotch whisky

      the people of Scotland.

    • adjective

      Scottish:
    • verb

      cut or score the skin or surface of:
    • noun

      a cut or score in skin or another surface:
    • verb

      decisively put an end to:

      render (something regarded as dangerous) temporarily harmless:

    • noun

      a wedge placed under a wheel or other rolling object to prevent it moving or slipping.
    • noun

      short for Scotch whisky

      the people of Scotland.

    • adjective

      Scottish:
    • verb

      cut or score the skin or surface of:
    • noun

      a cut or score in skin or another surface:
    • adjective

      relating to Scotland or its people:
    • noun

      the people of Scotland.
    • adjective

      relating to Scotland or its people:
    • noun

      the people of Scotland.
    • noun

      transparent adhesive tape.
    • verb

      stick with transparent adhesive tape:
    • noun

      a hard-boiled egg enclosed in sausage meat, rolled in breadcrumbs, and fried.
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