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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
noses Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words6.1 6.8 2.6 18.6 0 22.6 0
Number of occurrences117 1 1 0 2 0
Number of authors11 7 1 1 2

Occurrences of noses in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ic: the guy that's broke mair noses an gied mair black eyes than on page 141

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
e cognoscenti, Turnt up their noses! on page 30

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
Scarlet fever, reams o rinnie noses, erses tae on page 51

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Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
ay afore sin' ye tend tae rub noses wi' a fair nummer a' acquaint
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McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
ae catch coins frae aff their noses, (silly buggers - serves the
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Smith, Jamie Animal Ferm: Chapter I, (Mak Forrit 2021) Lallans, prose
Rings will vainish frae oor noses,
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@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
awa frae ither fowkt Snottery noses, rackin up furbas or nae weel(2020) search twitter


Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
been the first tae huv their noses in the trough three hunner ye
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Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Drippan noses, runnan eyes - septic cowld- on page 75

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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
velvet noses nuzzlin my lugs, braith waarm on page 25

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Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
e beds, opt oot scuils, Toffy noses, boolmoothed fools. on page 1

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