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kilts Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.2 4.4 10.9 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences104 4 0 0 0 2
Number of authors8 4 2 2

Occurrences of kilts in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
kilts on page 87

1 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
arnt there aboot the bannin o kilts that happint efter the '45 up
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
re-kistit chiels, auld men in kilts an balmorals, wifies wi backp
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ssel an his muckle wardrobe o kilts mair nor the fowk an craiturs
1 matches


Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
. Or wis it summin tae dee wi kilts..?
fishermen, and they’d weer kilts file they sowed their seeds o
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
in bricht tartan plaidies an kilts, their siller plaid preens gl
1 matches


Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Their mixtur-maxtur patterned kilts on page 32

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@the_gellick tweeted
bother wi clipperin aboot in kilts - gie the #UlsterScots tongu (2016) twitter link

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