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widd Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words23.9 36.4 0 0 48.5 0 0
Number of occurrences5851 0 0 7 0 0
Number of authors9 6 3

Occurrences of widd in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Central, weans
nce stobs and did orra bits o widd-wark for neebors. On a shelf on page 70

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Central, weans
Deep deep intae the daurkest widd. on page 23
I saw her efter in the widd - on page 40

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Central, prose
t as fae the verra stairt the widd tae keep the Vigil fire burni on page 106
ers, an times whan siller, or widd, wis rinnin affy short, an it on page 108

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Central, prose
e maist awfie soond o crashin widd and brekkin tiles cam fae dir on page 164
and crackit tiles and dauds o widd and clockers and speeders and on page 173

2 matches

Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Central, weans
they turned intae a wee pine-widd, and sat theirsels doon on th on page 6
re,' said Pooh, 'jist by this widd, oot o the wund, because here on page 7
oond tae the tther side o the widd tae uplift the sticks. on page 8
el a hoose doon by ma wee bit widd.' on page 11
uk o the field aside the pine-widd, where Heehaw's hoose wisna o on page 12
Also on pages 13, 15, 50, 65, 70, 72, 123, 137, 142
19 matches

Robertson, James The Sleekit Mr Tod, (Itchy Coo 2008 ISBN: 978-1845021986) Central, weans
ae above the glen there wis a widd. on page 7
idderie Beek. 'It's up in the widd on the brae. It's unner a muc on page 9
boot tae pad forrit intae the widd when he heard - or thocht he on page 12
nt ends cam racklin intae the widd. Beek wis drivin yin, and Boo on page 22
tch at this hard thing. 'It's widd" he whispered. "'Widden board on page 39
Also on pages 46
9 matches

Clark, Thomas The Boggin Beginnin, (Itchy Coo 2021 ISBN: 978-1785303524) Central, weans
ed thochtily on a wee skelf o widd. on page 58
nd her had been made tae chop widd. The pile o logs they'd made on page 104
cairryin a muckle flat bit o widd, pentit tae look like a livin on page 134

4 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Central, prose
Och, that’s juist the Wuld Widd,” sayed the Mouss cuttie-li
“An ayont the Wuld Widd agane?” he axed: “whaur i
“Ayont the Wuld Widd cams the Wyde Warl,” sayed
3 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Central, prose
an it didna, A inpit the nyow widd fluir ti dern the awfu trewth
heilosophies. We hae stane an widd, ern an coll,
i the panser sauf derned in a widd, the twasum eiged
biggins wes med o widd, furby thair plenishins, bowi
4 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Central, weans
. She walked intae the muckle widd aside her hoose and soon hear
he young wife creepit oot the widd wi her son and hurried hame.
air and flew ower the muckle widd a couple o times wi the taps
3 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Central, blog
gh like a rotten hoose made o widd, the collapse haes been sudde
1 matches


Fraser, Barbara Aye Someane Deid, Aye Someane Boarn, (Shetland Times 2021 ISBN: 978-1910997437) Shetland, prose
i wir Shetland climate aa yun widd'll keep him busy wi da pent b on page 62

1 matches

Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
e da banks wi a back-burden o widd at wis come wi da sea.
k I could hae some o yon fine widd ta bigg a peerie hoose wi?"
an knockit an med fast aa da widd, till he hed a boannie peerie
idder's hoose - da een med o widd. As he opened da door he yall
in an blaain, till da hoose o widd fell doon aboot da aert an ba
5 matches

@tattooedselkie tweeted
ot o dem ir crawled oot o the widd wark fae this wis posted thou(2021) search twitter

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