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[mass noun] A thick drizzly mist of a kind common in the Scottish Highlands.
haze, fog, smog, murk, cloud, cloudiness, mistiness, scotch mist, haar, vapour, drizzle, sprayView synonyms
- ‘The entire ballet is set amid a swirl of supernatural Scotch mist.’
- ‘We had to provide equipment to demist it, otherwise you'd only have seen them through Scotch mist, Masters said.’
- ‘It's lovely to see everyone in the city again and I'm pleased to see that Glasgow has the same sort of Scotch mist as we do back in Glenbogle.’
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