Cowhide
Cowhide Cow"hide` (-h?d`), n. 1. The hide of a cow. [1913 Webster]

2. Leather made of the hide of a cow. [1913 Webster]

3. A coarse whip made of untanned leather. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cowhide — is the natural, unbleached skin and hair of a cow. It retains the original coloring of the animal. Cowhides are a natural product/by product of the food industry from cattle. Cowhide can also be processed into a leather, which can be used to make …   Wikipedia

  • Cowhide — Cow hide , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cowhided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cowhiding}.] To flog with a cowhide. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cowhide — [kou′hīd΄] n. 1. the hide of a cow 2. leather made from it ☆ 3. a whip made of rawhide or braided leather vt. cowhided, cowhiding ☆ to flog with a cowhide …   English World dictionary

  • cowhide — /kow huyd /, n., v., cowhided, cowhiding. n. 1. the hide of a cow. 2. the leather made from it. 3. a strong, flexible whip made of rawhide or of braided leather. 4. cowhides, Informal. a pair of boots or shoes, esp. those made of cowhide. v.t. 5 …   Universalium

  • cowhide — [[t]ka͟ʊhaɪd[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Cowhide is leather made from the skin of a cow. ...cowhide boots …   English dictionary

  • cowhide — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the hide of a cow; also leather made from this hide 2. a coarse whip of rawhide or braided leather II. transitive verb (cowhided; cowhiding) Date: 1794 to flog with a cowhide whip …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cowhide — n. hide of a cow; leather made from cowhide; leather whip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cowhide — cow•hide [[t]ˈkaʊˌhaɪd[/t]] n. v. hid•ed, hid•ing 1) the hide of a cow 2) clo the leather made from it 3) a strong whip made of rawhide or of braided leather 4) to whip with a cowhide • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • cowhide — /ˈkaʊhaɪd/ (say kowhuyd) noun 1. the hide of a cow. 2. the leather made from it. 3. US a strong, flexible whip made of rawhide or of braided leather. –verb (t) (cowhided, cowhiding) 4. US to whip with a cowhide …   Australian English dictionary

  • cowhide — n. 1 a a cow s hide. b leather made from this. 2 a leather whip made from cowhide …   Useful english dictionary

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