Definition of Cowhide

1. Noun. Leather made from the hide of a cow.

Exact synonyms: Cowskin
Generic synonyms: Leather



2. Verb. Flog with a cowhide. "They want to cowhide the prisoners "
Generic synonyms: Flog, Lash, Lather, Slash, Strap, Trounce, Welt, Whip

3. Noun. The hide of a cow.
Generic synonyms: Fell, Hide

4. Noun. A heavy flexible whip braided from leather made from the hide of a cow.
Generic synonyms: Whip
Terms within: Cowskin

Definition of Cowhide

1. n. The hide of a cow.

2. v. t. To flog with a cowhide.

Definition of Cowhide

1. Noun. A hide of a cow. ¹

2. Noun. Any quantity of hides of cows. ¹

3. Noun. Leather made from the hide of cows. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To flog with a cowhide. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cowhide

1. to flog with a leather whip [v -HIDED, -HIDING, -HIDES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cowhide

cowgirls
cowhage
cowhages
cowhand
cowhands
cowheard
cowheards
cowhearted
cowheel
cowheels
cowherb
cowherbs
cowherd
cowherds
cowhide (current term)
cowhided
cowhides
cowhiding
cowhidings
cowhouse
cowhouses
cowier
cowies
cowiest
cowing
cowinner
cowinners
cowish
cowitch

Literary usage of Cowhide

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1. Bookbinding and Its Auxiliary Branches by John J. Pleger (1914)
"cowhide.—American cowhide is a better material than the russia, and is widely ... The thin grain portion split from cowhide is known as " cowhide buffing. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1908)
"Defendant was convicted of the crime of assault, being armed with a cowhide, as defined by Section 1766. B. & C. Comp. From the judgment rendered thereon he ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1901)
"He was therefore marched to the business center of the town, straightened out, and given 50 lashes with a cowhide whip, in the presence of a large audience ..."

4. The Capitals of Spanish America by William Eleroy Curtis (1888)
"... follows a winding, giddy pathway along the edge of precipices and over bridges that seem suspended in the air, tunnels the Andes at an altitude cowhide ..."

5. Uncle Tom's Cabin in Ruins!: Triumphant Defence of Slavery! In a Series of by Nicholas Brimblecomb, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"Her cowhide. — Her Whipping of the Niggers. — Her sending Rosa to the Calaboose. — Her sublime Process of Reasoning. — Her noble Refusal to emancipate Tom. ..."

6. New Books for Old by Mary Edna Wheelock, St. Louis Public Library (1916)
"The outer split is called cowhide, the second is "library cowhide," and the third is ... Only the best cowhide, the outer split, is suitable for binding, ..."

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