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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sco’tia.
 
Now applied poetically to Scotland, but at one time Ireland was so called. Hence Claudius says—   1
       
“When Scots came thundering from the Irish shores,
And ocean trembled, struck with hostile oars.”
 


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