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attack Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words27.7 23 31 35.3 0 22.4 23.4 0
Number of occurrences4227 12 0 1 2 0
Number of authors14 7 1 2

Occurrences of attack in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ah thoat ah wis huvin a hert attack right there and then. So, ah on page 25
ly yin fish supper fae a hert attack, that right, aye?" then he pr on page 108
n focused on Leith's impendin attack. on page 110
's awready oan his third hert attack this year. And if the cat com on page 130
might droap doon deid ae hert attack at any minute. So, ma nixt mo on page 180

5 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
on wanst said, is tae coonter attack. Matilda's mervellous gleg mi on page 35
Honey said. 'If ye hud a hert attack and hud tae get the doctor, t on page 93

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
He's recoverin fae a hairt attack an his jist 'suffered' a mont on page 7
ye noo, Bert? Efter yer hairt attack." on page 10

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
an thir plan wiz attack. on page 42
because it wiz a full-on attack, on page 46

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
e the lavvies died ae a heart attack this mornin; his funeral's th on page 101

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ke he was gaun te hae a hairt attack as the train hissed till a ha on page 40

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
This spurious attack oan ma guid name, on page 36
Barclay Brithers surprise attack, on page 46

2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
nt roon an said, Sumdy should attack her wi a bar a soap man.
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
bobby gaed on the attack. He hid a look at the licence
e bush. Jonsar Eck went intae attack again sayin,
2 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
ttweiler Reid’ Wha’d suin attack!
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
iggit up on a media-supportit attack on the SNP on three fronts in
ht uise that as an excuse tae attack the guid professor. It’s ho
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
rman didnae brak up unner the attack o knichts’. A kenspeckle ac
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
, near enough gien me a heart attack, “take your calcichew at 2
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
rnin up. Maybe it’s a panic attack.
oot huvin a full blown panic attack, ah’d huv callt them a bold
days. He’d huv hud a heart attack if he’d lived tae see the p
3 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
al and syntactic interference attack its very roots." In idder wir
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
nimals living there that cuid attack them. Aa at yince there wis a
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
hungry, tae jine in a nicht attack oan Cumberland’s camp, wha,
rnment camp afore the ‘hale attack wis ca’d off! When we got b
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A bad attack of dropsey!
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
eeps across the North Sea tae attack German convoys aff the coast
d Norway. She tellt ma on one attack they’d came under heavy fir
2 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
George hed ae hert attack ae day whan drivin his car an
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
gie lbw is defensive fear but attack boost https://t.co/GGkS57Tqyf(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

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