n.苏格兰人,苏格兰语 adj.苏格兰人的,苏格兰语的 n.刻痕 vt.镇压,粉碎,刻痕,使受伤
动词过去式:scotched 过去分词:scotched 现在分词:scotching 第三人称单数:scotches
/skɒtʃ; skɑtʃ/ v [Tn]
(a) stop (esp a rumour, etc) being believed 遏止, 阻止（尤指谣言等）
*His arrival in the capital scotched reports that he was dead. 他抵达首都一事止住了说他已死的传言.
(b) stop (a plan, etc) being accepted or carried out 阻止（计画等）.
[Date: 1400-1500; Origin: Perhaps from Anglo-French escocher 'to make a cut in a surface']
to stop something happening by firmly doing something to prevent it
He issued an announcement to scotch rumours of his death.
1. This is Scotch whisky. 这是苏格兰威士忌。
2. The company called it Scotch tape and started selling it by the ton. 他所在的公司把它叫做苏格兰胶带，并开始成吨地销售。
3. He bought multiple cottages and fixed them up. He purchased the pub and made it into a fine place to have a glass of Glenlivet Scotch whiskey, produced only 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the north. 他买了多处石屋并将其修缮一新。他还买下了酒吧，将它建成一个可以喝到格伦利物苏格兰威士忌的好去处。该威士忌的产地就在村北10英里（16公里）处。