from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the cattle of the Hebrides.
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- noun A breed of small Highland
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But the black smoke of the granary belching against the white hills, or the kyloe, houghed and maimed, roaring in its agony, or the fugitive brought bloody on his knees among the rocks -- God's mercy!
Skins of red deer and the tufted pelts of kyloe cattle lay on the stone floor: there were massive black oak coffers and a great wardrobe like some huge safe for coats behind us, but two broad ancient leathern armchairs stood by the hearth invitingly, suggestive of unperturbed eighteenth-century ease, wherein we at once settled ourselves.
Given this cow's red bangs, I assume that it can be none other than a kyloe, Scottish highland cattle.