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acroass Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words40.7 5 68.3 0 0 0 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences6260 0 0 0 1 1
Number of authors3 0 0 0 1 1

Occurrences of acroass in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
eyes he wisnae used tae comin acroass two rough and tumble boays li on page 17
ook aroond. Hings are doon aw acroass the board. You've goat Mr Bur on page 21
ind summit tae watch. Ah came acroass a film ah hudnae seen in year on page 23
ire aw the artwork splattered acroass the shoap walls. Fae what ah on page 24
Ah make ma wey acroass the gleamin laminated flairin on page 34
Also on pages 38, 39, 63
40 matches

Burnett, Colin Takeover, (colinburnett.co.uk 2020) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ocals. That wis until ah came acroass this auld photo ae me and Cra
cared fuckin rabbits. Ah came acroass the hing while ah wis helpin
at and wae the state ae shock acroass everyboady’s puss it wis cl
on rising. As this Aldo gazed acroass the faces ae his stunned audi
sight ae Marks hand clutched acroass ma neck.
5 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Coast, prose
mean, he hud a smile tattooed acroass his puss as big as Liam Nesso
e look ae surprise splattered acroass his puss he wis visibly taken
ignore aw the signs plastered acroass the wah that are yased tae di
ird and withoot warnin shouts acroass the room, ‘’Sally, have y
4 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
her ye gaed up, doon, ower or acroass tae somewhaur is mair a quais
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
sight, maist probably stridin acroass the Green, as the craw flies,
wull ye?’ he sais. Ah look acroass the Green tae the rest ay the
his face is wide open, right acroass his cheek, exposin the inside
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Walkin acroass the room ah’m greeted by th
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s wearin’s dark in patches acroass his chist an underairms fae h
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
, professional lookin strides acroass the platform flair, lookin up
wae tin foil, then later, fae acroass the road ay a major High Stre
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
him. ‘Ma Granda worked just acroass the road there in the Forge.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
is intolerance fur him etched acroass his face. ‘If ye don’t kn
h sais, shakin him aff an run acroass the main road ootside dodgin
2 matches

Gibson, Darren Cannae Thole Ye!, (lowcountrylad.blogspot.com/ 2014) Ulster - Ards, blog
Oor ye micht cum acroass a carnaptious aul bessom that
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
d go oan this great long hike acroass the O'Kilpatrick
1 matches

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