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
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I told Tommy to avoid calling him by that well known Scottishism "Wee Man", for fear of offending the politically correct.
It concludes by printing the sonnets in both French and what Cathy Shrank has described as 'a pseudo-Scottish voice, easily comprehensible to an English reader, but marked with selected Scottishisms'.
The band''s influences were easy to see - the Clash, Oasis and the Libertines among others - but the View's lyrics remained slightly more mysterious, a product of Falconer''s brogue and affinity for Scottishisms.

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