noun col·pin·dach \ˈkōlpə̇ndəḵ\

Definition of colpindach



early Scots law

  1. :  a yearling heifer

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Origin and Etymology of colpindach

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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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