Definition of Moo-cow
1. Noun. Female of domestic cattle:. "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
Terms within: Bag, Udder, Poll
Generic synonyms: Bos Taurus, Cattle, Cows, Kine, Oxen
Specialized synonyms: Springer, Springing Cow, Heifer
Definition of Moo-cow
1. Noun. (non-gloss definition A childish term for a cow.) ¹
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Literary usage of Moo-cow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1907)
"The moo-cow-moo's got a tail like a rope En it's raveled down where it grows, En it's just like feeling a piece of soap All over the moo-cow's nose. ..."
2. The Church at Play: A Manual for Directors of Social and Recreational Life by Norman Egbert Richardson (1922)
"What Makes Moo Cow Moo?— 1. What makes moo cow moo, boys, What makes moo cow moo? ... I ask you again as a personal friend, What makes moo cow moo? ..."
3. The Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio State Teachers Association (1907)
"THE moo-cow-MOO. En I fed him a couple of times, or two, En I wasn'ta fraid-cat much. My pa held me up to the moo-cow-moo So clost I could almost touch, ..."
4. Delight and Power in Speech: A Universal Dramatic Reader by Leonard G. Nattkemper, George Wharton James (1919)
"But if my papa goes into the house, En mamma she goes in, too, I just keep still, like a little mouse, Fer the moo-cow-moo might Moo! The moo-cow-moo's got ..."
5. Pinafore Palace: A Book of Rhymes for the Nursery by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Nora Archibald Smith (1907)
"... The Cow " Pretty moo-cow, will you tell Why you like the fields so well? You never pluck the daisies white, Nor look up to ..."
6. Animal and Plant Lore: Collected from the Oral Tradition of English Speaking by Fanny Dickerson Bergen (1899)
"In a country neighborhood in northern Ohio, where my own childhood was spent, we were accustomed to speak of a bull as a " moo-cow. ..."
7. Literary Anecdotes of the Nineteenth Century: Contributions Towards a by William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas James Wise (1896)
"Pretty moo-cow, will you tell Why you like the fields so well ? You never pluck the daisies white, Nor look up to the sky so bright ; So tell me, moo-cow, ..."