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purse Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.3 13.1 25 22.3 7.9 0 6
Number of occurrences3016 10 2 1 0 1
Number of authors17 9 4 2 1 1

Occurrences of purse in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Uv course ill stale oot yir purse on page 20

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
yes,' says Geordie, gien the purse a shak, on page 113

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ood. She managed tae lose her purse wi twenty eight pound in it i on page 54
ound coins oot Laura McPhee's purse oot the PE. valuables box; it on page 133

2 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
yer haundbag in that big bad purse on page 45

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
ance: A'd footert aboot wi ma purse afore gettin oan the bus. on page 23

2 matches

Townsley, Jane Joe's Cloud an Ither Stuff, (lulu.com 2014 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Lallans - Perth, prose
His eyes fell on a battered purse, which he prised open. Inside on page 40
filled it wi Isa's bag an purse. He couldna wait till dark. W on page 44

4 matches

Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Lallans, prose
ed a two-pound coin oot o hur purse and said it wis the prize fur on page 31

2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
She stuid thare an brocht her purse oot her haunbag, can ye imagi
saicont or twa, syne pit her purse back an awa she gaed, aye smi
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
n accompaniment o a new-fillt purse, Till Houletgless walked oot
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
s Joyce's credit card left er purse fir the umpteenth time at wik on page 40
ullin a paper cuttin oot o er purse. "Ah wis meent te phone aboot on page 71
ed an aul bus tickit oot o er purse. on page 72

3 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
wid ye like, loons?" Gertie's purse left her bug fir the umpteent on page 41

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ammies amo tods. Dinna cairry purse, nor pack, nor sheen an dinna on page 97

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
coontin the cheenge frae her purse, tae makk siccar she'd mair n
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
back tae Britain, wi a fatter purse than she'd cam wi. It wis big
seen. She'd the siller in her purse tae pye fur nurses, an bein o
2 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
n that easy tae. Inside wiz a purse wi £70 an some dross. There
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
drappit inno an auld body’s purse wi a pension buik. Whyles she
1 matches


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
ffee fae a peedie reed tartan purse. on page 43

1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, prose
. Aggie winks. The owld broon purse, leather of course, nothing f on page 2

1 matches


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
a skate's purse tight as a nut, but fur on page 21

1 matches


Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
granfaither kep a wee tartan purse fu o oul coins in haes room.
1 matches

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