Scottish
Definition - The version of English spoken by the people who live in the Lowlands of Scotland.

Notes:
1. This is the language of the conquerors as opposed to Gaelic, the Celtic language of the conquered aboriginals.

Example -
I'm wanting a drink

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation is from 1759:
"The letters were very early translated into Scottish."
(Robertson Hist. Scot. Wks. 1851 II. 368)



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