plural -s
early Scots law
: a yearling heifer

Word History


Old Scots colpindoch, colpindach, colpyndouch, obscure modification of Middle Irish colpach, colbthach "yearling heifer," derivative of colpthae "calf (of the leg), shank," derivative of colba "support, platform, pillar," of uncertain origin

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“Colpindach.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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