Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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KOLY-HO, n.comb. The lesser dogfish, Scyllium canicula (Ork. 1929 Marw., Ork. 1960). [′kʌli-ho, ′kuli-]

[For the first element see Collie, n.2, which used dog-fish liver oil as fuel, + Hoe, the dog-fish. Marw. prefers to derive from Cullyat, q.v.]

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