coynye

noun coy·nye \ˈkȯin(y)ē\
variants: or

coyne

\-n\ or

coigny

\-n(y)ē\

Definition of coynye

plural

-s

  1. :  an Irish chieftain's exaction of food and drink from his tenants for his soldiers — compare bonaght

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Origin and Etymology of coynye

Middle English coynee, from Middle Irish coinnemh; akin to Middle Irish connmedh quarterage, billeting


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