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.

dates 1551 1572 1618-1619 1697

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