1) A coloured mark or spot on the skin of an animal.
1551 too blake whies, one with a whyte spynke of the backe, Gisburn
1618-9 a brandid spink cow, Harrogate. It was a name given to cows and oxen: 1572 a yorke [sic] of oxen called Brighe and Spinke, Catwick
1697 Spinke buld June the 28th, Conistone.