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

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For those less familiar with Scottish culture, the absence of detailed explanatory notes and a glossary of less transparent Scotticisms may be problematic.
The indexing of coterie speech (without definition) and of Scotticisms (with definition) in the general index help facilitate understanding, but make for more shuffling of pages.
Other Scots names are indistinguishable from old-stock American Anglo-Saxon ones, especially after Scotticisms in spelling have disappeared and Wylie has become Wiley.