Origin of Scotticism
Examples from the Web for scotticism
The following had an indescribable piquancy, which arose from the Scotticism of the terms and the manners.Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character|Edward Bannerman Ramsay
In his own copy Bruce had written, "Starts thy curious voice to hear;" curious is a Scotticism, being equivalent to strange.The Genius of Scotland|Robert Turnbull
The thing they most dreaded was to be convicted of a Scotticism.Robert Burns|Principal Shairp.
This form for the past participle of the verb to prove is said to be a Scotticism.The Verbalist|Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
I am sensible I myself have since that time acquired Scotch in perfection, and many a Scotticism withal.Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott