tartanry

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tartanry

(ˈtɑːtənrɪ)
n
derogatory the excessive use of tartan and other Scottish imagery to produce a distorted sentimental view of Scotland and its history
[C20: tartan1 + -ry]
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Those that endured the full effects of the enforced Tartanisation will still be suffering flashbacks from the trauma.
48)Jack Geekie and Roger Levy, "Devolution and the Tartanisation of the Labour Party," Parliamentary Affairs 42 (July 1989).
A CRUCIAL DUG-OUT SWITCH He arrived in the summer of 2010 as part of Strachan's Great Tartanisation as an exciting young prospect amid a clutch of Caledonians with big reputations from the Old Firm axis.
Gordon Strachan's expensive Great Tartanisation was complete as the title favourites took on Roy Keane's Ipswich on the opening day and were spanked 3-1.
He arrived as part of the advance guard of Gordon Strachan's Great Tartanisation in January 2010 along with fellow Celtic refugees Robson and 'World Cup striker' Chris Killen.
Few would doubt that his fierce will to win got Boro through games, nor that he was the best of a bad bunch of signings during Gordon Strachan's Great Tartanisation.
It was September 2010 and the already wobbling wheels of the Great Tartanisation went flying as brittle Boro collapsed into a complete and utter shambles.
The arrival of Gordon Strachan heralded a Great Tartanisation and a reshuffle that saw 18 players sign in just 12 months and the team drift towards the rocks.
The Great Tartanisation was a disaster that left a toxic bump in the wage bill.
Whatever the officials "tickets sold" figures said, there were games during the calamitous culde-sac of the Great Tartanisation when real gates must have dipped into four figures.
4m as he finally cleared the toxic bump in the wage curve from the disastrous Strachan tartanisation project.