kye

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ky, kye, from Old English (cows), plural of (cow). Cognate with Dutch koeien (cows), German Kühe (cows), Danish køer (cows), Icelandic kýr (cows). More at cow.

Noun[edit]

kye

  1. (archaic or dialectal) plural form of cow
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 23:
      devil the move would the factor at Meikle House make to […] mend the roof of the byre that leaked like a sieve on the head of Mistress Munro when she milked the kye on a stormy night.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Korean.

Noun[edit]

kye (plural kyes)

  1. A Korean fundraising meeting.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kye

  1. plural form of coo
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kye (plural kyes)

  1. (South Scots) a key