Scotticism

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noun Scot·ti·cism \ˈskä-tə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of Scotticism

  1. :  a word, phrase, or expression characteristic of Scottish English

Origin and Etymology of scotticism

Late Latin scotticus of the ancient Scots, from Scotus Scot


First Known Use: 1648

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