Definition of Cow pony

1. Noun. A light saddle horse trained for herding cattle.

Generic synonyms: Mount, Riding Horse, Saddle Horse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cow Pony

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cow oak
cow parsley
cow parsleys
cow parsnip
cow parsnips
cow pasture
cow pat
cow pats
cow patties
cow patty
cow pen
cow pie
cow pies
cow pony (current term)
cow pool
cow shark
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cowage
cowages
cowal
cowals
cowan

Literary usage of Cow pony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"... have them in at camp by the time the men are through breakfast, but the night herder should be seldom used, as "Stoop as You Near the Average cow pony. ..."

2. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"A cow-pony the mustang he trains and uses. — Texas Cor, Chicago Tribune. ... Cow-Pony. A young and unbroken mustang. See Cowboy. Coyote. ..."

3. Let 'er Buck, a Story of the Passing of the Old West by Charles Wellington Furlong (1921)
"But as has been seen the cow-pony's great use is as a "cut hoss" and "rope hoss." When the rope over the imprisoned horns ..."

4. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Some of us still like to feel beneath our rheumatic knees the throbbing motor that propels the cow-pony, but for genuine joy-riding give the writer a seat ..."

5. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"... have them in at camp by the time the men are through breakfast, but the night herder should be seldom used, as "Stoop as You Near the Average cow pony. ..."

6. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"A cow-pony the mustang he trains and uses. — Texas Cor, Chicago Tribune. ... Cow-Pony. A young and unbroken mustang. See Cowboy. Coyote. ..."

7. Let 'er Buck, a Story of the Passing of the Old West by Charles Wellington Furlong (1921)
"But as has been seen the cow-pony's great use is as a "cut hoss" and "rope hoss." When the rope over the imprisoned horns ..."

8. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Some of us still like to feel beneath our rheumatic knees the throbbing motor that propels the cow-pony, but for genuine joy-riding give the writer a seat ..."

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