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kilt Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words22.4 26.4 16.3 0 0 69.9 0
Number of occurrences3624 6 0 0 6 0
Number of authors13 7 4 2

Occurrences of kilt in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
wis pure mortified. Ah coulda kilt Chariene. on page 25
she could see Bunsen wearin a kilt. Ah usually hate it when thir on page 68
father wear a skirt (as in a kilt), Me an Yvonne couldnae stop on page 123
p her a fag an ah coulda pure kilt her cause it wis obvious she on page 127
ug dealer that's awready pure kilt sumdy an noo he's efter you. on page 133

5 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
the proceedins! Och, help ma kilt, that wid be awfie!' on page 70

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
It made the toun and kilt yer paw, on page 103
It kilt yer Elvis, hen. on page 135

2 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
s aye get pit in jail or even kilt even though they dinnae hae g
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
u? Crivvens, Jings an Help Ma Kilt, but gin ye cannae see thru s
iethin mair boak-makkin nor a kilt-clad, bool-in-the-mooth, Eton
o deep-fried Mars-bar eatin, kilt-wearin, subsidy junkies, wuid
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
i his faimly, staundin in his kilt playin his accordion an leuki
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
The Emperor's New Kilt
performing 'The Emperor's New Kilt']
rthday an he ettles for a new kilt 'the likes of which has never
The Emperor's New Kilt bi Andy Cannon an Iain Johnst
r mime o shawin the imaginary kilt is a joy. The rhymin lyrics a
8 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
nned fact that mair lions are kilt by hyenas than by humans (in
o thaim roond the throat and kilt it wi yin swift bite. As luck
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Maggie Thatcher lookalike) an kilt her stane deid.
1 matches


Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
appeared, resplendent in his kilt, the outfit he wore to comper on page 94

1 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
He suggested Sean’s kilt an her sash be the same.
We’ve a kilt for him, an a sash for you.
2 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
it doon atween the tap o his kilt and the hole in his guts tae
1 matches

@d_anderson878 tweeted
her, bit A'd raither it oan a kilt nor oan trews https://t.co/t5(2020) search twitter
Nae a fan. Kilt fir me ilka time. https://t.c(2020) search twitter


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
t tae drop th jar in ease eet kilt onvbody, so managed tae put e on page 9
nce threi o th players tae b' kilt fur hae'in missed their goes, on page 84
ae b' nervous, or A'll hae ee kilt oan th spot." on page 110
ted angrily, "or Ah'll hae ee kilt, whether ee're nervous or no. on page 111
rked th King, "or A'll hae ee kilt." on page 112

5 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
The warld wears a kilt,
1 matches

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