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- Scottish name for Highland cattle
- ‘One of the varieties, Highland cattle, or kyloes, probably carried characteristics from Neolithic days.’
Early 19th century: from Scottish Gaelic gaidhealach Gaelic, Highland.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.