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Use in varieties of Scots

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jeely Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.4 19.9 13.2 15 10.3 22.6 0
Number of occurrences3223 5 1 1 2 0
Number of authors12 6 3 1 1 1

Occurrences of jeely in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
slaistered wi delicious reid jeely. Ye can loss a plain bit brei on page 35
ctur o the bit breid and reid jeely. on page 36
had brocht his bit breid and jeely in a broon paper poke. While on page 42
stuck a wheen reid and yella jeely sweeties on the tap. Naebody on page 71

6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Prince's knees had turnt tae jeely! on page 6

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
peanut butter and strawberry jeely. The mither wis jist oot o si on page 53
peanut-butter and strawberry jeely. on page 54
da stuttered, tremmlin like a jeely. on page 108
r green breeks, tremmlin like jeely. She prided hersel on bein de on page 155
buttered toast and strawberry jeely and likely a bit o sponge-cak on page 184
Also on pages 194, 223, 224
8 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
t's no yer maw wi a piece and jeely and a lovin skelp. On ye go.. on page x
A jeely jaur or three on page 75
Ye peyed wi jeely jaurs, sugarallie watter, on page 79

3 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
oor auntie could mak it intae jeely; she steert it in a muckle po
he hoose gaed awa wi a jaur o jeely! It tastit braw slaithert on
ft for a mínit tae steer the jeely, a clump o soot fell doun the
3 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
a scadded jar tae set intae a jeely. We got a spuinfu whan we war
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Coont Thum: A hunner an' oad McLimericks, (self-published 2012 ISBN: 978-1480242425) Lallans - Ardrossan, poetry
ans ran oot tae play They hid jeely pieces fur thur bellies An’
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
wi a bottle o waarm milk an a jeely piece in't, swingin fae ma hu on page 21
n fine-lookin like straaberry jeely. on page 64

2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
tangie, an a drink o rose-hip jeely, an tae dry oot their weet mo
a scone, wi butter an brummil jeely.
2 matches

@FaeFoggie tweeted
akkin affa fine stuff. I made jeely fluff a filey back. Michty me(2019) search twitter


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
No! Dinna lick the jeely jar! on page 6

1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
w; dan whin you're cleared da jeely-fish oot o da rodd - " on page 100

1 matches


Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
was the copper jeely pan; on page 149

2 matches

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