“ Larging it,” is the term of art, just one of the pieces of Brit-lad vernacular that animates these pages.
It was amusing, it was in my vernacular, and the atmosphere held great emotional resonance for me.
"It's near impossible to imagine our idiom and vernacular, let alone our liturgy, without them," he writes.
c.1600, "native to a country," from Latin vernaculus "domestic, native," from verna "home-born slave, native," a word of Etruscan origin. Used in English in the sense of Latin vernacula vocabula, in reference to language.