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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
oats Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10.6 3.9 21.1 129.9 0 0 0
Number of occurrences194 8 7 0 0 0
Number of authors12 3 6 3

Occurrences of oats in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
porridge oats, wi love bein thi underdogs on page 120

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
says I whan the Scotts Porage Oats factory hove in sicht juist a
"Ay, Scotts Porage Oats, Wisemans Dairies," he lauchs
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
meenits! Wir ye awa sawn the oats yersel?”
1 matches


Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
fermer oats tae feed his hens, sometimes
tae feed his hens, sometimes oats were bruised (Squashed) for
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
nostrils. 'Ye'll get a feed o oats fin the kirk's scaled, an a f
hem their brakkfaist o hey an oats. Aince the shelties trotted a
2 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
a list. I wis needin porridge oats, breed, butter, milk and a fa
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
fer me. Oh, ah sowed ma wild oats, bit ah got caught in the end
1 matches

@d_anderson878 tweeted
Brose is oats an aw. https://t.co/zcXZ2IFFM(2020) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
@aduncan59 Fermer liked his oats min(2020) search twitter


Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
Tendan the baests, coaxan the oats tae grow, on page 42

1 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
stack-yaird and gobbled doon oats bi the pund on page 16
barley and gold, sun-ripened oats, on page 37
I nivver sew me wild oats and that's the gospel truth. on page 39
Regurgitated oats and stuff bestrewed the widde on page 57
. He faithered bairns - wild oats bore fruit - nine within wed on page 77

5 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
tyer a land o plenty, noo: wi oats and yows and kye (hid's cattl
1 matches

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