Lonk

/ (lɒŋk) /

noun

a breed of large mountain sheep having horns in both male and female, a trim even fleece, and black face and legs, found only in Lancashire and Derbyshire, England

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Word Origin for Lonk

possibly from a local Lancashire pronunciation of Lancs
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