co-day

[kuh-dey, -dahy]

interjection Northern U.S.

(used to summon sheep and, sometimes, cows).

Also co-dack [kuh-dak] /kəˈdæk/.

Origin of co-day

see co-boss; day apparently reduced from Dick as an animal's name
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