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Use in varieties of Scots

baird Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.7 11.1 2.1 0 0 11.2 4.9
Number of occurrences1916 1 0 0 1 1
Number of authors10 8 1 1 1

Occurrences of baird in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Central - East Coast, prose
uld trace back tae John Logie Baird. A carpet that's goat maire s on page 13

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Central, prose
And Mr Wullie Wonka rived his baird and shouted, "This is awtie! on page 19
is a wee, trig, pointit bleck baird - a goatee. And his een - h on page 67
d Mr Wonka, geeglin ahint his baird. 'I didnae mean it. Forgie me on page 89
heid! And a moustache! And a baird!' on page 102
nd strecht awa a muckle bleck baird sterted shootin oot o his chi on page 103
Also on pages 154
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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Central - New Cumnock, poetry
Baird an Hardie, barbarically quart on page 41

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Neill, Willie Lallans 61 - Three Tales frae the Brithers Grimm, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Central - Ayrshire, prose
furrit he wes cryit Throssle-baird. But whan the auld keing saa on page 42

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Hershaw, William Lallans 73 - Proverbs o Hell, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central, poetry
mouth o watter, baird o airth. on page 81

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Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Central, blog
st maist o us ken aboot Logie Baird inventin the telly, or Watt's
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 75, (self-published 2000) Central, newspaper
wi baldie heid, gray stibblie baird an a glent in his watery blue
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McClure, Derrick J. , (no publisher recorded 2017) Central, poetry
An the baird o his chin wes as white as th
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Philp, George Lallans 67 - Thochts anent Sangschaw and Penny Wheep, (Lallans Magazine 2005) Doric, poetry
n the dowy bowder o Barrie an Baird, on page 139

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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
n auld soor bodach wi a lyart baird, on page 144

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
scoolyin een, an faitly clipt baird, on page 51

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