cow college
noun Date: circa 1915 1. a college that specializes in agriculture 2. a provincial college or university that lacks culture, sophistication, and tradition

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  • cow college — ☆ cow college Informal n. 1. an agricultural college 2. a small, not well known college in a rural area …   English World dictionary

  • cow college — noun 1. : a college devoted to agriculture : a university school of agriculture 2. : a freshwater or provincial college or university that lacks culture, sophistication, and tradition * * * Informal. 1. an agricultural college. 2. a small,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cow college — {n.}, {slang} 1. An agricultural college; a school where farming is studied. * /A new, bigger kind of apple is being grown at the cow college./ 2. A new or rural college not thought to be as good as older or city colleges. * /John wanted to go to …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cow college — {n.}, {slang} 1. An agricultural college; a school where farming is studied. * /A new, bigger kind of apple is being grown at the cow college./ 2. A new or rural college not thought to be as good as older or city colleges. * /John wanted to go to …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cow\ college — noun slang 1. An agricultural college; a school where farming is studied. A new, bigger kind of apple is being grown at the cow college. 2. A new or rural college not thought to be as good as older or city colleges. John wanted to go to a big… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cow college — np An agricultural college. He grew up on a farm and went to a cow college when he graduated from high school. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • cow college — cow′ col lege n. 1) edu inf an agricultural college 2) edu inf a small, relatively unknown rural college • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • cow college — Informal. 1. an agricultural college. 2. a small, relatively unknown rural college. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • college — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. school, academy, university, seminary, institute; junior college; finishing or preparatory school; association, guild. See party. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. institute, professional school, university,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Cow Palace — Former names California State Livestock Pavilion Location 2600 Geneva Avenue, Daly City, California 94117 …   Wikipedia

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