Definition of Cowhand

1. Noun. A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.




Definition of Cowhand

1. Noun. One who tends free-range cattle, especially in the American West. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cowhand

1. a cowboy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cowhand

cowfish
cowfishes
cowflap
cowflaps
cowflesh
cowflop
cowflops
cowgirl
cowgirl position
cowgirled
cowgirling
cowgirls
cowgrass
cowhage
cowhages
cowhand (current term)
cowhands
cowheard
cowheards
cowhearted
cowheel
cowheels
cowherb
cowherbs
cowherd
cowherds
cowhide
cowhided
cowhides
cowhiding

Literary usage of Cowhand

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"I was shown a farm near Havana, where cattle was being crossbred in accordance with "orders from Fidel," in the words of the cowhand who was conducting the ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"... a comforting thought that any cowhand in Wyoming and any milkman in Omaha has a deeper grasp of international problems than most of the members of ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Here are a few more examples: Fat and Red didn't let that worry them any — Fred Gipson, cowhand: The Story of a Working Cowboy, 1953 And prices have not ..."

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