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The word 'notch'

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
notchOccurrences normalised per million wordsOccurrencesAuthors
Total Corpus2.455
ORK - Orkney
SHD - Shetland
CAI - Caithness
BLA - Black Isle
NNB - North Northern B
NNA - North Northern A
MNA - Mid Northern A
MNB - Mid Northern B
SNO - South Northern
DUN - Dundee
ABN - Aberdeen
DOR - General Northern 21.7 1 1
NEC - North East Central 74.4 1 1
SEC - (South) East Central 7.2 2 2
WCE - West Central
EDN - Edinburgh
GLA - Glasgow
LAL - General Lallans
SEA - South East (Borders) 14.9 1 1
SWE - South West (Galloway)
SOU - General Southern
DUL - Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL - West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL - Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)
BUL - Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL - South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL - Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL - Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL - East Antrim (Larne)
GUL - General Ulster
SYN - Synthetic (no region)

Occurrences of notch in Corpus

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General Northern

@beast_afc tweeted
tches afore the match wiz top notch. Needin a fans view seggy at (2020)

North East Central

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
en owreset as The Hill of the Notch bi Watson. Insteid, Finlay pr
1 matches

(South) East Central

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ssure seems tae huv went up a notch or two efter aw that exciteme on page 37

1 matches

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ommentary team 2 day were top notch - but some of the comments a (2021) twitter link

South East (Borders)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
Seahooses ... ?? aa’ are tap notch!!(2020)