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Scotticism  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."






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"Scotticism" Quotes from Famous Books



... for the past participle of the verb to prove is said to be a Scotticism. It is not used by careful writers and speakers. ...
— The Verbalist • Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)



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