/ (ˈsəʊeɪ) /
a breed of small horned sheep having long legs and dark brown wool that is plucked rather than shorn; found mainly on St Kilda where they were probably introduced by the Vikings
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Word Origin for Soay
named after Soay, an island in the St Kilda group, where they were first found
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Example sentences from the Web for soay
Soay is its grand head-quarters, but great numbers breed in suitable localities on every other island in the group.Among the Birds in Northern Shires|Charles Dixon