Cowish
Cowish Cow"ish, n. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Peucedanum Cous}) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon. [Written also {cous}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Cowish — Cow ish (kou [i^]sh), a. [From {Cow}, v. t.] Timorous; fearful; cowardly. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cowish — I. variant of cous II. ˈkau̇ish adjective 1. : like a cow : bovine 2. obsolete : fearful, cowardly …   Useful english dictionary

  • cous — Cowish Cow ish, n. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Peucedanum Cous}) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon. [Written also {cous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peucedanum Cous — Cowish Cow ish, n. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ({Peucedanum Cous}) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon. [Written also {cous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Undertake — Un der*take , v. i. 1. To take upon one s self, or assume, any business, duty, or province. [1913 Webster] O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. Isa. xxxviii. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. To venture; to hazard. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is the cowish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • blockish — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, asinine, beef brained, beef witted, blockheaded, bovine, chuckleheaded, chumpish, cloddish, cowish, crass, dense, doltish, dull, dullard, dumb, duncical, duncish, fat, gross, ineducable, klutzy, lumpish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bovine — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, Brahman, Indian buffalo, asinine, aurochs, beef, beef cattle, beef brained, beef witted, beeves, bison, blockish, bossy, bovid, bovine animal, buffalo, bull, bullock, calf, caprid, caprine, carabao, cattle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cloddish — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, asinine, beef brained, beef witted, blockish, boorish, bovine, carlish, chumpish, churlish, clodhopping, clownish, countrified, country born, country bred, cowish, crass, dense, doltish, dullard, dumb,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crass — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, absolute, arrant, asinine, beef brained, beef witted, blockish, bovine, broad bodied, bulky, bullnecked, chumpish, churlish, classical, cloddish, coarse, complete, consummate, corpulent, cowish, crude,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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