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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
agent Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.9 10.9 5.3 0 0 11.3 0
Number of occurrences1411 2 0 0 1 0
Number of authors11 9 2 1

Occurrences of agent in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
tae read what sentence these agent's ae misery hud passed doon o on page 118
he dole tae meet his very ain agent ae misery and it turned oot t on page 120

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ulars (a solicitor, an estate agent an a teacher) up at the far e on page 101

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Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
ot intae contack wi a British agent. It soonds lik something oot on page 76

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
huv workt as an auctioneer's agent or as a kind o merchant. Whit on page 100

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Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
syne stopped ootby a traivel agent's wi a muckle granite entranc
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Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
racin identity an yin-time PR agent wha cawed hissel president an
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Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
It turns oot he wis a secret agent cairyin oot espionage in Frau
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Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
like this, a act like a nerve-agent. Brain an boadily functions b
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
l) as thee (possessor); thoo (agent) is (be premeditation) giein
ral as tae possession); thoo (agent) is (spontaneously) giein me
2 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
een. "Your mither's a travel agent fir guilt trips." on page 35

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@beast_afc tweeted
be gie tickled tae be a free agent . Hondin him millions?(2020) search twitter


Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Scots secret agent on page 187

1 matches

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