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Use in varieties of Scots

auldest Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.9 13 11.5 2.9 0 0 70.4 6.8
Number of occurrences1810 1 0 0 6 1
Number of authors8 1 3 1

Occurrences of auldest in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
WHIT IS MAIST LIKELY the auldest tradition we hae concernin Du on page 13

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Granda Jock wis the auldest o the fower grandparents. He on page 12

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Sun. It is jaloused that the auldest stane circles is at Stenness
o thair buiks an fae this oor auldest wrutten fernyears first sprin
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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
The Rodden Hoosie wis the auldest cottar hoose on the ferm. Its
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Tha auldest biggin stannin,
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
“Eet’s th auldest rule in th book,” said th K
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
ened aw mah presents, Ahm the auldest grandwean so ah still get hun
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e his mates. The boay’s the auldest there; aboot ma age, fuckin f
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Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
il salesman is Archie, ay the auldest kind. Only it’s Eastern enl
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Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
This sang micht be the auldest sang
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Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
ma auldest son lamps
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ley Hope is, at Allie Murray (auldest son o Wullie Murray o the Bra
yeir n’. Ella, the auldest, marriet ane o the Pow’s o
. A think it wur Henry Scott, auldest son o Gledson Scott o the Pet
chuil it Roberton. Harry, the auldest i the faimlie, jyned
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Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
Fowk fae the toun’s auldest mannie tae Tarland fiddler Pa
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

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