Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MONIEFAULD, n. Also monyfa(u)ld. The third stomach of a ruminant (Abd. a.1838 Jam. MSS. X. 203, monifalds). See Monieplies, id., and cf. dial. Eng. manifold, id. In pl., the intestines (Ags. 1963). Sc. 1776  D. Herd Sc. Songs II. 163:
John Young and John Auld Strove about the moniefald.
Abd. 1913  C. Murray Hamewith 88:
He sweels their monyfaulds awa' Wi' wauchts fae gory quaichs.

[Monie, adj. + Fauld, n.1 O.Sc. monyfawld, bowels, 1540.]

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