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A roll of Scotch tape.

EtymologyEdit

Brand name, now genericized. Reportedly a reference to the stereotypical tendency of the Scottish towards thrift, due to cutting of corners with the product initially produced. Compare Dutch oven for similar sense of origin.

NounEdit

Scotch tape (uncountable)

  1. (US) transparent or translucent pressure-sensitive adhesive tape, used for sealing items together, especially paper.

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