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Use in varieties of Scots

keech Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.8 14.3 24.5 0 0 11.7 27.3
Number of occurrences2713 9 0 0 1 4
Number of authors16 9 4 1 2

Occurrences of keech in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
A muckle daud o doggie keech. on page 33

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
an minute ah'm gonnae eat the keech ah gie tae yous? Thon cake wi on page 114
the corbies cannae cack their keech on ye. Ye'll never see the li on page 157

2 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
ot wir heids like flees aroon keech. Stigma in scuils micht be fa
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ot whit’s kent fae whit’s keech.
1 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
“Bastart! Dirty wee keech!” Yer voice rose. Yer mithe
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Cubismo Part II, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
whit cliched keech
1 matches

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
ie putit on tae resorb wee an keech. My grannieminnie uised tae t(2020) search twitter
@alexmassie Nae keech Taggart!(2020) search twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted
ee. Its disnae even need much keech tae dae it.(2020) search twitter
t yer richt, the Vine show is keech. Utter keech in fact.(2020) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
@TotallyTabi07 Keech ??(2020) search twitter


Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ce at contrack-eyn. Efter yon keech-hole o a hoose she'd bin trai
n wee sea o booze, blether an keech. Gin he founert an sank – g
wye ben fish-guts an scurrie-keech, speirin as he gaed alang far
3 matches

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
shin’ ma yelly garters, a’ keech’d ma draa’wers efter a nich(2018) search twitter
wi’ yer mooth o’ the sooth keech!(2018) search twitter
y’isterday im harbourin’ a keech that wid burst a coo’s erse.(2018) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
ouldnae adee, the trailer wis keech! Mair Doric jokes https://t.c(2016) search twitter
Beach keech fae the Brooch tae the Red Li(2018) search twitter

@glenlivetloon tweeted
ally cannot spouting absolute keech. This one is right up there!(2019) search twitter


McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
k fur fresh scrapes ur rabbit keech. Thur wis plenty, an efter ab
1 matches


@the_gellick tweeted
n o aipricocks fair redds the keech oot o ye. #UlsterScots scran (2015) twitter link
We're baith keech at the fitba: the Scotch folk (2015) twitter link
n up tae yer oxsters in coo's keech wud scunner ye! (2016) twitter link

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
@Angelinekking Oh aye, keech is used a lot here still. Tho (2021) twitter link