Scotticism

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Scot·ti·cism

 (skŏt′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
An idiom or other expression characteristic of Scottish English.

Scotticism

(ˈskɒtɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Linguistics) a Scottish idiom, word, etc

Scotticism, Scoticism, Scottishism

a feature characteristic of Scottish English or a word or phrase commonly used in Scotland rather than in England or America, as bonny.
See also: Language
Translations

Scotticism

[ˈskɒtɪsɪzəm] Ngiro m escocés, escocesismo m

Scotticism

References in periodicals archive ?
Sinclair remarked upon 'how many words are now condemned as Scoticisms, which were formerly admired for their strength and beauty, and may still be found in the writings of Chaucer, of Spenser, of Shakespeare, and other celebrated English authors.
Scoticisms in grammar and vocabulary: 'like runes upon a standin'stane'?
48 (Beattie's Scoticisms was first published in 1779); Sinclair, Observations on the Scottish Dialect (London and Edinburgh, 1782), p.