Scotch mist

Scotch mist

noun
1.
a combination of mist or fog and drizzle, occurring frequently in Scotland and parts of England.
2.
a cocktail made by pouring Scotch whisky over finely crushed ice.

Origin:
1655–65

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Scotch mist
 
n
1.  a heavy wet mist
2.  drizzle
 
[C16: so called because it is common on Scottish hills]

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