Briticism



a word, idiom, or phrase characteristic of or restricted to British English, especially as compared with American English, as lift compared with elevator or in hospital with in the hospital.
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The People of the Abyss Jack London
The American Language Henry L. Mencken
Americanisms and Briticisms Brander Matthews
Americanisms and Briticisms Brander Matthews

noun
a custom, linguistic usage, or other feature peculiar to Britain or its people

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