booly

noun boo·ly \ˈbülē, -li\

Definition of booly

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  a temporary enclosure once common in Ireland for the shelter of cattle or their keepers

  2. 2 :  a company of herdsmen wandering with their cattle

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Origin and Etymology of booly

Irish Gaelic buaile cattle pen, from Old Irish būale, probably from Latin bovile, bubile cattle stall, from bov-, bos head of cattle


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