A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

keel Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.8 2.6 0 10.5 23.3 11 0
Number of occurrences104 0 1 4 1 0
Number of authors9 4 1 3 1

Occurrences of keel in Corpus

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Central - Glasgow, poetry
On an even keel, we tell oorsels on page 85

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Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
takin a tumble richt aff the keel o the Queen Elizabeth. Ah cou
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Central - Musselburgh, newspaper
uid be sung tae "Weel may the keel row")an sees wi sympathy, the
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Burnett, Colin Death Becomes Him - Part 4, (ABCTales.com 2022) Central, prose
tae keep ma mind oan an even keel ah dial up a few people but n
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Bruce, Lorraine Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
wae stooped keel on page 143

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MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
he kent hoo tae, he fund the keel on page 18

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Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
da tide grippin da keel draggin her, racin
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Sinclair, Lise Juist laek Maunna, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
Aes da keel-drochts rummelled up ower da
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Sinclair, Lise Fauld up da Feddoms, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, poetry
a horizon on a white ship’s keel
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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
her keel-marks lik open scaurs, on page 151

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