noun Date: 1625 a bell hung around the neck of a cow to make a sound by which the cow can be located

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  • Cowbell — Cowbell, auch Cencerro (span.) oder Campana, bezeichnet eine trapezförmig gestaltete Kuhglocke aus Kupfer oder Messingblech von 10 bis 20 Zentimeter Länge und ohne Klöppel. Dieses Perkussionsinstrument wird in der flachen Hand gehalten und mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cowbell —   [englisch, kaʊbel; wörtlich »Kuhglocke«], Cencerro …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cowbell — 1650s, Amer.Eng., from COW (Cf. cow) (n.1) + BELL (Cf. bell) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cowbell — [kou′bel΄] n. a bell hung from a cow s neck to clank when she moves and thus indicate where she is …   English World dictionary

  • Cowbell — For other uses, see Cowbell (disambiguation). A Simmentaler Fleckvieh wearing a cowbell called a trychel A cowbell or cow bell is a bell worn by freely roaming livestock, so that they do not run away or wander off without being heard. While bells …   Wikipedia

  • cowbell — [[t]ka͟ʊbel[/t]] cowbells N COUNT A cowbell is a small bell that is hung around a cow s neck so that the ringing sound makes it possible to find the cow …   English dictionary

  • Cowbell — Cencerro Cencerro La cencerro ou campana, est une petite cloche utilisée comme instrument de percussion dans la musique cubaine. Elle trouve son origine dans les cloches portées par les troupeaux. Jeu Elle est normalement jouée par le bongosero,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cowbell — /kow bel /, n. 1. a bell hung around a cow s neck to indicate its whereabouts. 2. the bladder campion. [1805 15; COW1 + BELL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cowbell — COW BELL CAU BEL/ s. m. inv. talangă. (< engl. cow bell) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • cowbell — cow|bell [ˈkaubel] n a small bell …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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