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quey

[kwey] /kweɪ/
noun, plural queys. Scot. and North England
1.
a heifer.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English quy < Old Norse kvīga
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n.

"young cow," Scottish and Northern English dialect, late 14c., from Old Norse kviga, apparently from ku "cow" (see cow (n.)).

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