/ (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

Word Origin for Soay

named after Soay, an island in the St Kilda group, where they were first found
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