Quey \Quey\, n. [Cf. Dan. qvie.] A heifer. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Quey — Sans doute une variante de Quoy (voir ce nom), difficile à situer géographiquement Peut être la Savoie …   Noms de famille

  • quey — (n.) young cow, Scottish and Northern English dialect, late 14c., from O.N. kviga, apparently from ku cow (see COW (Cf. cow) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quey — cli·quey; quey; …   English syllables

  • quey — /kway/, n., pl. queys. Scot. and North Eng. a heifer. [1325 75; ME quy < ON kviga] * * * …   Universalium

  • quey — noun A heifer …   Wiktionary

  • quey — North Country (Newcastle) Words generally pronounced whye a heifer or young cow until it has had a calf. paid for four cows called whyes, 36s (Finchale Glossary, 1538) …   English dialects glossary

  • quey — ˈkwā noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English quy, quee, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish kvie heifer, Swedish & Norwegian kviga, Old Norse kvīga; probably akin to Old Norse kȳr cow more at cow dialect Britain : heifer …   Useful english dictionary

  • lac|quey — «LAK ee», noun, plural queys, verb, queyed, quey|ing. = lackey. (Cf. ↑lackey) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cli|quey — «KLEE kee, KLIHK ee», adjective. = cliquish. (Cf. ↑cliquish) Also, cliquy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Queyrat erythroplasia — Quey·rat erythroplasia (ka rahґ) [Louis Auguste Queyrat, French dermatologist, 1856–1933] penile intraepithelial neoplasia; see under neoplasia …   Medical dictionary

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