A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
noose Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 2.9 2.6 0 20.6 0 6.5
Number of occurrences73 1 0 2 0 1
Number of authors6 3 1 1 1

Occurrences of noose in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
free fae an Inglish noose. on page 85

1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
straight doon an there wiz a noose tae set yer fit in bit the tr
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
t, smash in the wid an bung a noose aboot the heid an pou the pui
1 matches


@DoricPhrases tweeted
ound Garthdee, Rosemount, The Noose & Monkey and HMT, growing lou(2016) search twitter


Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
wi a lent o ropp med up wi a noose hingin fae da point, so you c
da banks ropp wi ee haund, da noose ropp in da idder, and wirk da


Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
John langelt tha rape intae a noose, then speeled tha thoarn tree
1 matches

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