Origin of Briticism
Examples from the Web for briticism
To use a Briticism, it was “cruel”; the corresponding Americanism was more appropriate—it was “fierce.”The People of the Abyss|Jack London
In the one case the Briticism is the shorter, and in the other the Americanism.
This phrase, of course, is a Briticism, and seldom used in America.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
Sometimes the difference between the Americanism and Briticism is very slight.