Scotticism

[ skot-uh-siz-uh m ]
/ ˈskɒt əˌsɪz əm /
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noun

a word or idiom peculiar to or characteristic of Scots.

Origin of Scotticism

1710–20; < Medieval Latin scottic(us), variant of scōticus Scottish (Scōt(us) Scot + -icus -ic) + -ism

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Scotticism

/ (ˈskɒtɪˌsɪzəm) /

noun

a Scottish idiom, word, etc
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