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CULLYAT, KULLYET, CULLYA, Kuillet, Kujllet, Kujlli, adj. Polled (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl., kujllet); “applied to a cow without horns” (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., cullyat). Hence used as a name for a polled cow (Sh. 1899 J. Spence Folk-Lore 176, cullya; 1914 Angus Gl., kujlli). Cf. kollet, id., s.v. Coll, v. [′kʌljət, ′kʌlj] Sh. 1932  J. M. E. Saxby Trad. Lore 195:
“Kullyet” is a cow that has had its horns removed.
Sh. 1937  J. Nicolson Yarns 11:
There was always a kuillet cow at the Klodi.

[Norw. dial. kollutt, O.N. kollóttr, hornless, from O.N. kollr, a hairless head.]

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