Sco"ti*a (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. skoti`a darkness, a sunken molding in the base of a pillar, so called from the dark shadow it casts, from sko`tos darkness.] Arch.

A concave molding used especially in classical architecture.

 

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Sco"ti*a, n. [L.]

Scotland

[Poetic]

O Scotia! my dear, my native soil! Burns.

 

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