from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A custom peculiar to France.
- n. A word, phrase or linguistic feature typical of French.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A French mode or characteristic; an idiom peculiar to the French language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A custom, usage, or idiom peculiar to or characteristic of France or the French; a Gallicism.
French + -ism (Wiktionary)
This sounded decent and well; but you may guess that he had squeezed a little Frenchism into his intention, and had asked for a vessel and some soldiers to attend him.