Definition of Scotticism. Meaning of Scotticism. Synonyms of Scotticism

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Definition of Scotticism

Scotticism
Scotticism Scot"ti*cism, n. An idiom, or mode of expression, peculiar to Scotland or Scotchmen. That, in short, in which the Scotticism of Scotsmen most intimately consists, is the habit of emphasis. --Masson.

Meaning of Scotticism from wikipedia

- A Scotticism is a phrase or word which is characteristic of dialects of the Scots language. Scotticisms are generally divided into two types: covert Scotticisms...
- Scottish Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic: Gàidhlig [ˈkaːlɪkʲ] (listen), also known as Scots Gaelic and Gaelic, is a Goidelic language (in the Celtic branch of...
- phrase meaning "Oh, I don't believe you" Scotticisms are generally divided into two types: covert Scotticisms, which generally go unnoticed as being particularly...
- David Hume and Adam Smith, who went to great lengths to get rid of every Scotticism from their writings. Following such examples, many well-off Scots took...
- "Ru’glen’s wee roond red lums r**** briskly" (itself an adaptation of a Scotticism implying a smoking chimney signifying a prosperous, healthy and long life)...
- version of the traditional Scottish song "A Hundred Pipers", featuring cod Scotticisms like "Hoots mon, there's a moose loose aboot this hoose!", rose up the...
- Enough’, pp. 69-83. Newton, ‘We’re Indians Sure Enough’, pp. 163-175. Scottic Gaelic. Modern Language ****ociation, citing Census 2000. Retrieved 2008-02-22...
- southern dialect, perhaps after being educated in England, or that the Scotticisms were "translated" by later scribes. It seems a more likely suggestion...
- of Innes that even prior to 503 A.D. there may have been Celts of the Scottic culture settled in Scotland. Scots had aided the Picts in opposing the...
- changes were made in the text in different republications. Some add extra Scotticisms, e.g. "To the lords" becomes "Tae the lairds". The authentic long text...