A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

knocked Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words23 18.7 43.6 35.2 0 23.3 6.8
Number of occurrences3717 16 1 0 2 1
Number of authors18 8 7 1 1 1

Occurrences of knocked in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
d on me,' Hortensia said. 'Ah knocked his front teeth oot.' on page 100

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
reen pen that she'd obviously knocked aff wan ae the teachers, an t on page 24
nae like me cause she said ah knocked her boyfriend but ah never; a on page 30
: the last bike she had sumdy knocked it two weeks after she got it on page 40
she wis doon on the ground an knocked her two front teeth oot. Kell on page 81
im a bag ae sugar that'd been knocked oota Home Ec. on page 130
Also on pages 148
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Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
our gaun aboot that Kelly had knocked me oot an ah had a concussion
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Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
wi the bootleg empathy an the knocked-aff sports socks…
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Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
goat in the next room. He’s knocked a section ay waw oot, openin
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Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Is this the cunt that knocked yer brur’s bike or no?’ a
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Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
k aboot oor bairn, the one he knocked oot o me aw those years ago.
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McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
nt years the auld college wis knocked doon an’ replaced by a “N
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@MartinBroon tweeted
’s been happenin wae awe the knocked aff farm equipment ??. ??????(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
lluva long way tae go tae get knocked oot in the first roond lol (2021) twitter link
@heraldscotland 5 years been knocked off already a c! (2021) twitter link


Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
As he knocked at Teenies door he wis aware
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Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Jonsar came tae the door, he knocked an,
a". Ned then asks." Wull I be knocked oot?"
ar Eck pit on his ileskins an knocked at the wifies door, she appea
sell ony peats. I knocked at the door an a mannie came
lichtnin hit their phone an, knocked it aff the wa, the skirtin bo
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Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
door the cauld win jist aboot knocked me aff ma feet. It wis fair s
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
She wisna moving and fin they knocked the big one eyed cat near cam
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Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
i the pain. The wind hid been knocked fae him as the bullet pierced
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Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
wi pleasure fin my secretary knocked on my door and shouted that I
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
to the back of the hoose and knocked.
hid her severe face on as she knocked at the huge double doors and
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@FaeFoggie tweeted
ts a proper talent yiv got. I knocked iss een up i ither day on ma (2019) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
up the Auchnagatt road ma pal knocked the back wheel aff his escort(2020) search twitter

@daleser23 tweeted
tae england in the summer but knocked it back. Idiot(2013) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
He's now knocked back Sunderland who get avera(2017) search twitter


Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
pit oot at bean cheust aboot knocked tae the grund. Na, his face s
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
went canny up tae th door, an knocked. on page 55
oold-fish she hae b' accident knocked ower th week afore. on page 115

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Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Lured in, knocked doon, an niver taucht. on page 17

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