hawkie

noun

haw·​kie
variants or less commonly hawkey
ˈhȯki,
ˈhȧki
plural hawkies also hawkeys
Scottish
: a white-faced cow
often used as a pet name for any cow

Word History

Etymology

Scots dialect hawkit, hawked having white spots or streaks + -ie, -ey

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“Hawkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawkie. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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