Scotticism

noun
Scot·​ti·​cism | \ ˈskä-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Scotticism (audio) \

Definition of Scotticism

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

First Known Use of Scotticism

1648, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Scotticism

Late Latin scotticus of the ancient Scots, from Scotus Scot

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The first known use of Scotticism was in 1648

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“Scotticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scotticism. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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