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knuckles Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.1 7.7 5.4 0 14.3 23.3 6.8
Number of occurrences137 2 0 1 2 1
Number of authors10 4 2 1 2 1

Occurrences of knuckles in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e pub and ah'm surprised. His knuckles look a bit bruised, but since on page 39

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
irst chap the walnut wi their knuckles tae see if it's a bad yin! If on page 126
the puir lassie's heid wi its knuckles. on page 128

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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
windae so hard ah can feel ma knuckles turnin ried. There’s nae an
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Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
its wey ower Houletgless’s knuckles. For a meenit it birlt there
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Vi waatched her knuckles turn fite as she grippit the on page 28

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@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
an obediently (note the white knuckles). https://t.co/01DLGO5llB (2020) twitter link


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
he ronged apo da door wi his knuckles. Hit wis oppened be anidder f on page 26

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
pped loudly at th door wi eis knuckles. Eet was opened b' anither fi on page 54

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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
rn jeans, shirt and bleedin’ knuckles. Woke up next morn, thought (2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
kt loudly it the dorr wi haes knuckles. It wus opent bae anither fit on page 55

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