cowhand
noun Date: 1852 cowboy 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cowhand — UK [ˈkaʊˌhænd] / US noun [countable] Word forms cowhand : singular cowhand plural cowhands someone whose job is to look after cows on a ranch in the US …   English dictionary

  • cowhand — /kow hand /, n. a person employed on a cattle ranch; cowboy or cowgirl. [1885 90, Amer.; COW1 + HAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • cowhand — noun A cowboy (or cowgirl) …   Wiktionary

  • cowhand — cow|hand [ˈkauhænd] n someone whose job is to care for cattle →↑rancher …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cowhand — cow|hand [ kau,hænd ] noun count someone whose job is to take care of cows on a RANCH in the U.S …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cowhand — n. cowboy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cowhand — noun (C) someone who is employed to look after cattle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cowhand — cow•hand [[t]ˈkaʊˌhænd[/t]] n. a person employed on a cattle ranch; cowboy or cowgirl • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cowhand — noun a hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cowboy, ↑cowpuncher, ↑puncher, ↑cowman, ↑cattleman, ↑cowpoke, ↑cowherd …   Useful english dictionary

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