Definition of moiley in English:

moiley

noun

Irish plural moileys" or "moilies
  • A cow, bullock, or bull without horns.

    ‘the moilies were happily munching away on the rush’
    • ‘A sale report stated, "There is a breed of these lately introduced, called moileys".’
    • ‘The growing interest in Moilies is overwhelming, Libby said.’
    • ‘They owned the strawberry roan moileys, still plentiful and distinct in Western Donegal.’
    • ‘They were Irish Moileys, a native breed of milking cow which had been strongly recommended to us.’
    • ‘This was guaranteed to muster moilies for miles around.’

Origin

Early 19th century from Irish maolai ‘hornless cow’, from maol ‘bald, hornless’. Compare with muley.

Pronunciation

moiley

/ˈmɔɪli/