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Use in varieties of Scots

adam's Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 5 3.4 23.5 0 0 11.7 0
Number of occurrences123 8 0 0 1 0
Number of authors2 2 1

Occurrences of adam's in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
As ah lunge tae rip oot his Adam's apple like yae see in they ch on page 45
Then, as he went tae crush ma Adam's apple intae a fine powder. Al on page 199

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
et, aa the wye back up te the Adam's apple. "Ye're a mannie! Ye're on page 16

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
"I'm fur Adam's Peak masel," quo Nava, fa'd n
ear o naethin. She'd sclimmed Adam's Peak in her birthlan o Sri La
"Fit kinno a place is Adam's Peak?" the Sangsters winted t
ir heezed wi butterflees, did Adam's Peak. Fur ower a thoosan year
that she'd suddenly myndit on Adam's Peak at the fit o a dreich Sc
7 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ingine, gowf, the telephone, Adam's economics an aw that, can the
1 matches

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