Definition of Killcow

1. a bully [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Killcow

kill the fatted calf
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs
kill the messenger
kill the rabbit
kill time
kill two birds with one stone
kill zone
killable
killadar
killadars
killalaite
killas
killases
killbot
killbots
killcow (current term)
killcows
killcrop
killcrops
killdee
killdeer
killdeer plover
killdeers
killdees
killed
killed in action
killed time
killed two birds with one stone
killer
killer T-cell

Literary usage of Killcow

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1. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
"In old-fashioned use on Cape Cod and in Cheshire County, NH, in the phrases: "That's no great killcow," ie, that's of no great account, that's no matter; ..."

2. Shakespeare's Lost Years in London 1586-1592, Giving New Light on the Pre by Arthur Acheson (1920)
"In the expression " killcow," Nashe alludes to Shakespeare's father's trade. ... The phrase "ingrafted overflow of a killcow conceit" refers to ..."

3. Book on the physician himself and things that concern his reputation and success by Daniel Webster Cathell (1898)
"... killcow, or Dr. Bobtail (who spends half his time in trading horses and talking politics), or " an old woman," or an Irregular, who may at once change ..."

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