Definition of voe
: an inlet or narrow bay of the Orkney and Shetland islands
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Origin and Etymology of voe
of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian vaag bay, inlet, Old Norse vāgr creek, bay; akin to Old English wǣg wave, sea, Old High German wāg wave, sea, Old Norse vega to move
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