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keekin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words37.3 35.2 46.3 0 0 35 54.5
Number of occurrences6032 17 0 0 3 8
Number of authors24 13 6 1 4

Occurrences of keekin in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
pot it wis for their lessons. Keekin oot o the windaes, they could on page 25
at the schuil,' said Tapiwa, keekin ower her shooder in case onyb on page 29
oond it, and the windaes tae, keekin oot tae see whit wis gaun on. on page 74

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
y tae the International Starn-keekin Collogue. But naebody wad cre on page 19

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Pig, keekin through the windae, stood on page 47

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ht doun atween his shouthers, keekin oot alow his eyebrows tae mak on page 65

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
the wrappers on the spot and keekin eidently inside for a glent o on page 28
hat's aw,' answered Mr Wonka, keekin proodly at the result. 'Dae y on page 105
could get a better view, and keekin in, Chairlie saw a lang table on page 121
rmed?' raired Mrs Teeveeheid, keekin at the wee eemock o a laddie on page 152
s chynged!' said Granda Jock, keekin doon through the gless waw o on page 168

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Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
Yon, he thocht, keekin aroond him, wis aboot aw fae on page 21
eordie stood in the fermyaird keekin up at the roof. The auld ferm on page 50

2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ts Tung wabsite aither on the Keekin Gless page or the Consaits pa
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
athoot the passenger at laest keekin ootower at the Muckle Brig, a
a saicont or twa like it wis keekin ower the lip o the hole for t
e a fair while, Airchie still keekin doun at the Den, afore I spak
3 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans - East Lothian, poetry
Keekin at the peerie-weerie letters
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
Nae wonder thir keekin sae merry!
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
ED: postaladdress] or see the Keekin Gless in the Scots
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
shot at dissectin a liver or keekin at the wey stomach acids cham
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Onybody keekin roond the door yestreen an se
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
nicht, I cudna help masel fae keekin at Theseus, an I wis shair I
duntit Narcissus while he wis keekin in the pool, sae the lad fell
2 matches

McKenzie, Roddy Cataracts, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2018) Lallans - Dundee, prose
Felt part o` a team that wiz keekin oot fur people. Nice tae help
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
hergates. The kind o constant keekin, an luggin-in an spyin that t
Korea an the like. The kind o keekin an luggin-in that gart us gru
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
Suddenlie, she wis keekin aroon the tree.
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
Jake stuid keekin doon the road at us, wi a lan
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
s a guid wheen een - will be keekin in at the experiment here. Su
1 matches

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted
@raiphsays Ah um tae! You keekin in ma windae? ??????(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Hullo!" he cried, keekin roon the neuk o the door. "Is on page 55

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
.it?s compact," agreet Joyce, keekin roon the lavvie door. on page 9

1 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
Keekin intae the muckle main hall o
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
's it, cannie, an teet in the keekin glaiss ower the sideboord. Ye
er blouse, she noticed in the keekin glass that Isie wis beddit wi
tae the toun sat at the lang keekin glaiss on the press aside her
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
e the mou o a well haudin its keekin glaiss up tae the lift .
s, or peintit, bi luikin in a keekin glaiss, nae tae glower inno t
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
makkin eese o the watter as a keekin glaiss he began tae smerten h
aa things grow big, wi a roon keekin glaiss as big’s an
r the lave o the tale. He wis keekin
blaik keekin glaiss. Langsyne Angus hid he
4 matches

Shearer, Gillian Skitin Oan Thin Ice, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2019) Doric - Alford, prose
litter. Fit a waste he thocht keekin ower aat the loch aa bonny an
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
Fit are ye keekin aat! https://t.co/2VpP048qlC(2018) search twitter
darg div ye iver find yersel keekin aat some else’s screen kis i(2018) search twitter
y’s gairden deeing an are ye keekin forrit tae the gairdening sho(2020) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
nnerstaun it masel, but loved keekin at the films. https://t.co/TK (2020) twitter link


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
trottin slowly back agin, an keekin anxiously aboot as eet went, on page 32
b' th White Rabbit, whae was keekin nervous intae hur face. on page 80
d sei, as weil as if she were keekin ower their shooders, that aw on page 108

3 matches


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
Wee roses keekin, on page 5
Keekin through the thoarns, ye sa on page 13

2 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
o aboot it; an while shae wus keekin nervously on page 40

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
ll see twa toom, glowerin een keekin oot amang tha oul stanes. An on page 8
in tae get up he saa somethin keekin oot o tha clabber o tha sheuc on page 13
Awa fae folk's keen keekin een, on page 15
Awa fae clipes an keekin een, on page 23

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@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
acenamesni @HurchinHome Me....keekin at ma nayburs! ?????? https:/(2021) search twitter

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