Definitions

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  • n. (US) A young animal, particularly a cow or bull, a lamb, or a colt, which has been abandoned or orphaned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A motherless calf in a range herd of cattle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. motherless calf in a range herd of cattle

Etymologies

From Spanish lepra (leprosy). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Foran's avoids this by not dressing up in any fashion, replacing the inflatable leppy with murky class.

    joegood Diary Entry

  • If a calf loses its mother while very young it is called a "leppy."

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