1) A popular name for cows which had a white patch on the forehead.
1486 a cowe called Sternelld, with calfe, Felixkirk
1545 to John Hogson one quye called Stornylde, Featherstone
1546 ij kie, the one called sterneld and the other Browne, Great Preston
1553 to my said sonne ... one gray nague and one cowe called sternelde, Wakefield
1677 an heifer or qui called Starnill, Batley. See NH144-9.