The kye were in the sea-pastures near, and even the dogs slept.
Randal and Jean thought it was very likely there were "kye," or cattle, in the water.
From the pastures the kye ran lowing and bellowing, in a wild stampede.
She encourages the latter, telling her not to be pitened and kye.
Luckily for them "the kye had not come hame," and the shed was empty.
One shilling and sixpence is a kye, now and then an eighteener.
"This is worth a' the kye frae Achnasheen to Glen Urquhart," he cried.
Suddenly one heifer, then another, then all the kye, began a strange lowing.
But the kye “were rowting on the loan and the lea,” and something had to be done to augment the quickly vanishing herd.
The monks were at the hoe or the spade, and some milking the kye, and some at the fishing.