Celticism

[ kel-tuh-siz-uhm, sel- ]
/ ˈkɛl təˌsɪz əm, ˈsɛl- /

noun

a Celtic custom or usage.

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Origin of Celticism

First recorded in 1850–55; Celtic + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Celticism

  • The possession of such a rare piece of furniture bound them the closer to the Celticism of Normandy.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet|Gustave Flaubert
  • The fourth Aeneid is the triumph of an unconscionable Celticism over the whole moral plan of Vergil's epic.

  • He employs what has jocosely been called the "Woad" argument; he goes back not to the early Britons, but to Celticism.

    Unicorns|James Huneker