noun Date: 1884 1. a girl or woman who tends cattle or horses 2. a girl or woman who is a rodeo performer

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  • cowgirl — cow|girl [ˈkaugə:l US gə:rl] n in the US, a woman who rides a horse and whose job is to care for cattle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • cowgirl — n. woman who tends cattle or horses on a ranch …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cowgirl — noun a female equivalent of a cowboy …   English new terms dictionary

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