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keeked Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words31.4 39.5 7.5 42.1 0 44 48.9
Number of occurrences8260 4 4 0 4 10
Number of authors21 12 2 3 1 3

Occurrences of keeked in Corpus

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Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Central, prose
indae open at nicht. The mune keeked in at her through the cloods. on page 11

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Central, weans
room when she heard this. She keeked in: there wis Sepo staundin g on page 43
Sepo keeked cannily ower his shooder. 'Na on page 44
e comin fae the tree, and she keeked up intae the brainches. on page 60
on the grund yince mair. She keeked aboot for her freens, the pug on page 68

5 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Central - Dumfries, poetry
Ah keeked at the mobile on page 99

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Central, weans
The faither keeked up shairply. Ah wid mind!' he on page 21
The faither keeked doon at the paper in his haun on page 48
faither bawled. 'Of course ye keeked! Ye must huv keeked! Naebody on page 49
s lost in the book. She never keeked up wanst in the hale lesson. on page 85
ispered. Matilda and Lavender keeked roond tae see the wappin figu on page 104
Also on pages 146, 210
9 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Central, prose
Wee Chairlie keeked slawly aroond at ilk ane o th on page 16
Chairlie keeked up. Fower sonsie auld faces w on page 34
Chairlie keeked back ower his shooder and saw on page 70
is wey and the ither; then he keeked worrit-like through the gless on page 100
tae the hole in the flair and keeked in. on page 131
Also on pages 172
7 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Central, weans
Whan Kat keeked ootside, she had tae blenk ha on page 8
luiked fair bumbazed, as she keeked intae Kat's room ten minutes on page 26

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Central, weans
Geordie keeked at the kitchen knock. The tim on page 14
the pot on the bench. Then he keeked up at the medicine shelf. The on page 26
and slavers had gane awa, he keeked intae the giant pot tae see w on page 35
pit its heid tae yin side and keeked at the spoon. 'Come on, chook on page 53
fae the rooftap, and when she keeked up and saw Grannie's heid sti on page 59
Also on pages 61, 81, 86, 90, 94
10 matches

Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Central, weans
oor wis open, and the mair he keeked ben the mair Wee Grumphie wis on page 1
He keeked up at his knock, that had sta on page 2
n tae the Graivel Pit, and he keeked doon, and there wis Pooh and on page 45
Wee Grumphie keeked up, and keeked awa again. And he felt that G on page 48
Rabbit dunched Pooh, and Pooh keeked aboot for Wee Grumphie tae du on page 109
Also on pages 146
7 matches

Robertson, James The Sleekit Mr Tod, (Itchy Coo 2008 ISBN: 978-1845021986) Central, weans
They aw keeked roond, and aye, richt eneuch, on page 23

1 matches

Clark, Thomas The Boggin Beginnin, (Itchy Coo 2021 ISBN: 978-1785303524) Central, weans
The muckle, baldie chiel keeked at the bairns. "Is that," he on page 48
he windae, and if onybody had keeked in tae the Baudelaire orphans on page 55
tae the room. Noo and then he keeked ower at his sisters. Violet w on page 94
licht fixtures. As the bairns keeked onstage, they could see Coont on page 134
piled intae the backseat, and keeked oot the back windae at Judge on page 161

5 matches

Tollick, Margaret Tapsalteerie and Ither Tales, (Windfall Books 2008 ISBN: 978-0955726422) Central, weans
an she keeked in on page 19

1 matches

Hershaw, William Lallans 67 - In Search o Robert Henrysoun, (Lallans Magazine 2005) Central, poetry
So I went tae the Library, keeked roond the shelves, on page 123

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Hercules: Bampots and Heroes, (Itchy Coo 2005) Central - Dundee, weans
Hercules keeked up at the sky but neither the on page 51

1 matches

Robertson, James The Itchy Coo Book o Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales in Scots - The Lassie in the Snaw, (Itchy Coo 2020) Central, weans
he wa seemed tae skimmer. She keeked through the skimmer and could on page 52

1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 73 - The Glesgy Screwdriver, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central - Midlothian, prose
an that shut him up!" Clancy keeked at his watch, "Richt, it's te on page 98
Bessie keeked up at the ruif, seen her nevo on page 99

2 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Central - Ayr, prose
nds. Frozen to the spot, they keeked at each other’s expression.
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Central, weans
Atalanta keeked at Hippomenes as she wis warm
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927459) Central, weans
That nicht, as she keeked oot her bedroom windae, the E
1 matches

Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Central - Stirling, prose
e door had been left ajar. Ah keeked through the gap and saw Arnol
1 matches

MacDonald, Bo CAULD NIGHT, (Scots Hoose 2021) Central, weans
ating under th' moons ray. Ah keeked up, bygane th' wooden flair '
1 matches

Crawford, Ross At Stake, (productmagazine.co.uk 2022) Central - Stirling, prose
comin fae the livin room. Ah keeked through the gap in the door t
1 matches


Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 77 - Anither Time, Anither Place, (Lallans 2010) Doric, prose
fogged gless wi his haan, an keeked oot throw half shut een. on page 29

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Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
Twa een keeked doon frae a tree-tap hoose. on page 11

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 73 - TROUBLE WI WITTGENSTEIN, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
ed intae life at the soun, an keeked roon aboot him. It looked aff on page 86

2 matches


Parkins, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
eust teuk a sniff at hid then keeked hid ower hids heid. on page 16

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Cormack, Kevin Swiet Haar, (Abersee Press 2022) Orkney, poetry
man-handled, keeked on page 3

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Cormack, Kevin Toonie Void, (Abersee Press 2022) Orkney, poetry
keeked at the blueprints beneath on page 12

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Norquoy, Greer Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
the dancers skrekked and keeked thir heels on page 154

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
rat-hole: she kneelt doon an keeked alang th passage intae th mai on page 11
ched hersel up oan tiptae, an keeked ower th edge o th mushroom, a on page 41
hearin hur; an when she next keeked oot th Fish-Fitman was awa, a on page 55
Ahlice keeked gie keenly at th cook, tae sa on page 59

4 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
She keeked in his een, an waited for och on page 10
She keeked yince mair at her mobile phon on page 11
Belyve, tha mune keeked fae a clood on page 17
Oot keeked anither bane. on page 20
Streets, tae muckle waas, an keeked on page 28

8 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
ht cannily. As she spauk, she keeked up at tha femlie fur tha furs
1 matches

@the_gellick tweeted
r mony years in a gairden. He keeked doon fae Frederick an Mill St (2014) twitter link

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