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killed Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words18.1 9.9 32.7 35.2 85.7 11.7 0
Number of occurrences299 12 1 6 1 0
Number of authors19 7 6 1 4 1

Occurrences of killed in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ed with myself now havin just killed a dinosaur sized bee. Now if on page 123

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Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
rang an somebody might've git killed. It wis jist on a Setterday n on page 76

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
'Killed, 4th o October, Nineteen Eich on page 88

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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
e it wis a bag ae whelks that killed mah da in the end an no the f
on,’ ah say, ‘no as if ah killed the wee cunt.’
2 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Jesus. It wouldnae huv killed ye tae make that clearer?”
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McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
James my friend, it was me! I killed Colin Roy, I watched as Red S
’” an’ that “they hae killed him!”
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@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
@musicmeandtea Ye killed it... Better get the sweeties(2020) search twitter


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
. Or e auchteen fowk att were killed fan e toor o Siloam fell doon on page 104
brither's hame, yer fadder's killed e fat calfie, cause he's back on page 107

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
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Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
our young plants wid hae been killed. I think that's
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Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
wisnae a bairn any mair, and killed Tricky Trixie wi a magic diam
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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nt that their laddie hid been killed an wi nae mair knowledge than
naval uniform. They’d been killed on the approaches tae Scapa F
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Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
maged. His navigator hid been killed and her father badly wounded
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Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
that Daavid her son hid been killed on the North West frontier in
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
g was a castle. Hugh had been killed when a part of it fell in!”
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@FaeFoggie tweeted
@73Bain Trumpoline near killed mi.(2020) search twitter

@_DawnLeslie tweeted
istoric_Ally Oh well, that’s killed ony ambitions I had aboot bec(2020) search twitter


Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
s done .. aal the folk he’s killed … he couldna kill a peedie
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Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
ta slip da jar for faer at he killed someen, so shö managed ta se on page 9
" tocht Alice, "dey'll hae it killed in a day or twa: wid it no be on page 26

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Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
an dey med on dat he hed been killed be a wild baest. Jacob's haer on page 13

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Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
Killed; an, mindin apon him, he sed
Agamemnon's wife, an killed him comin haem -
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@helenmoncrieff tweeted
ling birds. My pal's cat just killed a dunlin and it breaks my pee(2013) search twitter


Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
more than like to get you killed, on page 51

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