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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
acre Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 1.9 2.6 0 0 33.9 6.5
Number of occurrences72 1 0 0 3 1
Number of authors5 1 1 2 1

Occurrences of acre in Corpus

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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
aur awa as Calcutta. For ilka acre o desert recovert in Rajastha
aur awa as Calcutta. For ilka acre o desert recovert in Rajastha
2 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
stolen, golden oor, aneth an acre o blue, wi war millionaires. on page 45

1 matches


Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Ma ferm is anerlie ten acre lyke.
An fullie thertie acre o guid rice.
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
thair hoose, mebbies twuntie acre or
1 matches


Gillen, Charlie Oot Here Mae Lane, (Words without Borders Magazine 2004) Ulster, prose
still ploo an acre a day,
1 matches

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