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ankle Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.6 8 13.8 0 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences1312 0 0 0 0 1
Number of authors7 1

Occurrences of ankle in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
an ASBO attached tae his left ankle. Grinnin fae ear tae ear he a on page 131

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
ye didnae want tae wramp yer ankle. There wis a puckle o wee bir on page 177
e flype she caucht him by his ankle and held him' hingin tapsalte on page 212

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
distressed look, low rise, ankle length, on page 66

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ae dae it cause ah twistet ma ankle last night when ah wis daein on page 23
al Dancin again the day an ma ankle wis still sair so ah had tae on page 24

2 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Fae ale ye have ais ankle deep on page 14

1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
himsel roond the wee prince's ankle, like a gowden bracelet.
forby a glisk o yellae by his ankle. He stood richt still an inst
2 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
l there, an suin it growed an ankle, syne a haill leg an body. Hi
1 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
reivit yer knees, twistit yer ankle. Yer guid coat was manky. The
1 matches

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