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kickin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words19.3 20.9 24.5 0 0 23.3 6.8
Number of occurrences3119 9 0 0 2 1
Number of authors24 16 5 2 1

Occurrences of kickin in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
that night and hud seen it aw kickin oaff. He hud briefly mentione on page 33
die nixt door tae me hud been kickin his baw oor intae ma back gai on page 40
. Back then if yae goat a gid kickin it steyed between you and the on page 69
ir ah'm guessin she wis still kickin aboot fur the Spanish Flu. on page 140

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
an is foriver kickin on page 68

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ide taverns fer a whilie were kickin in. Anither thing that happen on page 32

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ents they'd be right in there kickin up shit an pullin me ootae sc on page 81

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
the flair for oors and oors, kickin and yellochin in the maist fr on page 30

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
tho - goat an awfy kickin, wis whackt wi a sword, an hu on page 113

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Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
he butterflies really startit kickin in. A wis first tae jump, cos
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
entertain the thousand weans kickin aboot. Ah’ve lost count ae
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Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans - Stirling, poetry
am kickin it in
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Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
’s big sticks must be still kickin aroond. Mibbie this bugger’
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McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
d the now furious young lady, kickin’ aff her skis. “An’ ye
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Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ff the waws ay the landins an kickin back aff them, propellin oors
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Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
cloutin the eerant-louns, an kickin the hostel cat – but he’d
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@MartinBroon tweeted
that game.... Puull them doon kickin and screamin, wae the fact, (2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
ter__ Shut up. Ye're aye drap-kickin swans, ya liar!(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
its awe kickin off doon at dover - ma monie (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Doric - Alive an Kickin on page 7
age o the North-east alive an kickin." on page 8
"Tt is at," agreet Morrice, kickin aff is dubby sheen an dichtin on page 46
kit doon an saa ma loon comin kickin and skirlin inte the warld, k on page 67

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
one-leggit mannie in an erse, kickin competition." on page 54

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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
skreich. The unborn bairn wis kickin. Her hauf-brither cuppit the
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Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
ckle streets later Callum’s kickin a steen bain the pathy fan he
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Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
enjoyed naething better than kickin aboot the kintra. He even con
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Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
finest an’ gie them such a kickin’ as they’ll either gie in
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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
kickin up yer heels, no carin whae w on page 160

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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
ahm half tae see ye well and kickin’ ?? Cùm ort, Jimmy!(2020) search twitter


Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
The blae-white shanks heech-kickin, on page 15

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