scotticize

transitive verb, often capitalized scot·ti·cize \-ˌsīz\
variants: also British

scotticise

\-ˌsīz\

Definition of scotticize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  scotchify

  2. 2 :  to cause to conform with the characteristics of Scottish English scotticized the Latin words without any scruple

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Origin and Etymology of scotticize

Late Latin scotticus + English -ize


First Known Use: 1763


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