noun, plural queys. Scot. and North England.

a heifer.

Nearby words

  1. queue fourché,
  2. queue-jump,
  3. queueing,
  4. queuing theory,
  5. quevedo y villegas,
  6. quezal,
  7. quezaltenango,
  8. quezon city,
  9. quezon y molina,
  10. qui nhon

Origin of quey

1325–75; Middle English quy < Old Norse kvīga

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Word Origin and History for quey



"young cow," Scottish and Northern English dialect, late 14c., from Old Norse kviga, apparently from ku "cow" (see cow (n.)).

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